6 June 2008
Enzo Plazzotta (1921-1981)
Nureyev (3rd study)
signed and numbered 'PLAZZOTTA/6/9' and stamped with the foundry mark 'LUIGI TOMMASI' (on the sole of the right foot)
bronze with a dark brown patina
33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, excluding polished black stone base
Conceived in 1969.
with Marjorie Parr, London, where purchased by the present owner in May 1969.
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C. Plazzotta and R. O'Conor, Enzo Plazzotta A Catalogue raisonné, London, 1986, p. 52, no. 99, another cast illustrated.
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