13 November 2015
Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991)
Scena di circo
with raised signature 'Manzu' (lower left)
35 ½ x 24 in. (90.2 x 61 cm.)
Conceived and executed in 1932; unique
Zanini collection, Milan (by 1957).
Anon. sale, Parke Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 1 November 1978, lot 51a.
L.A. Kolker, New Jersey.
Tasende Gallery, La Jolla (by 1979).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990.
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C.L. Ragghianti, Giacomo Manzù, Sculptor, Milan, 1957, p. 66, no. 3 (illustrated, pl. 3).
J. Rewald, Giacomo Manzù, Salzburg, 1966, no. 1 (illustrated).
The late Giacomo Manzù confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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