Marino Marini Lithograph "La Traviata" for Metropolitan Opera, 1978
Marino Marini (Italy/Switzerland, 1901 – 1980)
La Traviata, 1978
Lithograph on paper
Signed to lower right margin
Marino Marini studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, and primarily devoted himself to sculpture, although he created both paintings and prints throughout his career with equestrian, Pomonas, portraits and circus figures as recurring themes. His horse sculptures, in particular, reflect the artist’s reaction to the modern world’s changing vibe, with his later works depicting his growing despair for the future of the world. Marini’s work has been widely exhibited with shows at MoMA, permanent installations at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Milan, the Tate Collection, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.
- waving to sheet; slight toning and scattered foxing; scattered accretion to mounting board; light wear to frame finish.
- measures frame; sheet measures 22" W x 30" H.