Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)
Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)

Ritratto di Inge

Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)
Ritratto di Inge
stamped with signature and foundry mark 'MANZU FONDERIA M.A.F. MILANO' (on the back)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 23 1/8 in. (58.5 cm.)
Conceived and cast in 1955-1956; unique
World House Galleries, Corp., New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the late owner, May 1959.
E. Hüttinger, Giacomo Manzù, Amriswil, 1956, p. 12 (illustrated, pl. 24 and illustrated again on the cover).
C.L. Ragghianti, Giacomo Manzù, Sculptor, Milan, 1957 (illustrated, pl. 114).
J. Rewald, Giacomo Manzù, Greenwich, 1966, no. 99 (illustrated).
A. Marshall, Gus in Bronze, New York, 1977 (illustrated on the cover).
New York, World House Galleries, Manzù, First One-Man Exhibition in the United States, A Selection of Bronzes, Bas-Reliefs, Drawings, April-May 1957, p. 13, no. 7 (illustrated, p. 15).
Hamilton, New York, Art Galleries of Colgate University, Manzù-Rodin, March-April 1959 (illustrated on the cover).
New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Exhibition of the Bronze Reliefs for the Door of Saint Peter's and Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Giacomo Manzù, December 1965-January 1966, p. 18, no. 29 (illustrated, p. 43).

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