• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 372

    Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)

    Gli Amanti

    Price Realised  


    Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)
    Gli Amanti
    stamped with signature 'MANZU' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown and gold patina
    Height: 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.)
    Length: 21 in. (53.3 cm.)
    Conceived and cast in 1978

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    Inge Manzù has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.


    Tasende Gallery, La Jolla, California (acquired from the artist).
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, October 1982.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Ernest Tino Trova


    Phoenix Art Museum; Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego; Missouri, Springfield Art Museum; Fort Dodge, Iowa, Blanden Art Gallery and La Jolla, California, Tasende Gallery, Exhibition of sculpture and drawings by Giacomo Manzù, April 1978-June 1979, p. 31 (illustrated).
    La Jolla, California, Tasende Gallery, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Lynn Chadwick, José Luis Cuevas, Giacomo Manzù, Marino Marini, Roberto Matta, Henry Moore, 1982, p. 76, no. 18 (illustrated).