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Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1996)
Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1996)

Head II

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Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1996)
Mastroianni, U.
Head II
signed and dated 'Mastroianni 1958' (on the back)
bronze with grey patina
23 x 8 x 7 in. (60.5 x 20.2 x 18 cm.)
Cast in 1958; unique
Provenance
Kleeman Galleries, New York.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (acquired from the above 1960; gift to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1966).
Literature
N. Ponente Mastroianni, Rome, 1963, Fig. 39 (detail illustrated; as Maschera and dated 1959).
S. Quasimodo, Il Ritratto, Biella, 1964.
G.C. Argan, Mastroianni, 1971, (as Bronzo and dated 1959).
E. Steingraber, Mastroianni, Turin, 1974.
Exhibited
Turin, Art Ancien Gallery.
New York, Kleeman Galleries, Umberto Mastroianni, January-February, 1960, no. 9 (illustrated).
Washington, D.C., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Art from Italy; A Selection from the Museum's Collection, January-April, 1984, no. 28.

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