21 June 2012
Giacomo Manzù (1908-1991)
stamped with the signature and foundry mark 'Manzù NFMM' (on the side of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 20¼ in. (51.5 cm.)
Cast in 1965
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 2002, lot 215.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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M. de Micheli, Giacomo Manzù, Milan, 1988, p. 280, no. 61 (the larger version illustrated p. 105).
Inge Manzù has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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