23 June 2004
Emilio Greco (1913-1995)
signed and dated 'Greco 1958' (on the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 22½ in. (57 cm.)
Executed in 1958
G. Blair Laing Ltd, Toronto.
David Winchell, Toronto.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 February 1987, lot 121.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 2001, lot 289.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Mrs Antonello Greco has confirmed the authenticity of this work on the basis of a photograph.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately