Marino Marini (1901–1980)
“Two Pomonas” (aka “Zwei Pomonas”; “Due Pomone”], 1956, from the edition of 65 pencil-signed impressions. Note that I understand that this etching was later published in 1971 as plate X in an edition of 75 unsigned impressions in the album, “Tout près de Marino” (Everything Near to Marino), printed by Lacourière et Frélaut copperplate engraving works in Paris (see https://www.goldmarkart.com/art-for-sale/due-pomone).
Etching with pale plate tone on thick wove paper with wide margins, pencil-signed at lower right and inscribed with the edition number, 5/65, at lower left.
Size: (sheet) 56.5 x 38.1 cm; (plate) 26.1 x 18.7 cm
Klepac 3; Hentzen 3 (Lou Klepac 1980, “Marino Marini: Etching and Lithographs”, Perth, The Art Gallery of Western Australia, cat. no. 3, p. 34; Alfred Hentzen 1976, “Marino Marini: L’opera grafica complete 1914–1975”, Milan, Graphis Arte, cat. no. 3).
Condition: near faultless impression pencil-signed and numbered with generously wide margins in near pristine condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, losses, stains, foxing or signs of handling.
I am selling this superb impression of (arguably) one of Marini’s finest etchings in near pristine condition for a total cost of AU$1277 (currently US$931.78/EUR783.44/GBP706.66 at the time of this listing) including Express Mail (EMS) postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.
Note that I have been unable to find other copies of this print from the same edition of 65 pencil-signed and numbered impressions apart from one offered by the accredited dealer/appraiser, APR57: https://www.apr57.com/collections/etchings-lithographs/products/marino-marini-due-pomone-1956-limited-edition-11-75-signed-etching-40k-value.
If you are interested in purchasing this subtle and visually complex etching of two Roman goddesses of fruits and fruit trees by one of the major artists of the 20th century, please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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