Marini – Graphic Work 4

MARINO MARINI 1901-1980
Pistoia, Italy 1901-1980 Viareggio, Italy (Italian)

Title: Graphic Work / Opera Grafica, 1972

1. Impressions/ Impressioni, 1959
2. Emotion of the Scene / Motività della Scena, 1960
3. Emotion of the Theatre / Motività del Teatro, 1960
4. Meeting / Incontro, 1961
5. The Curtain Call / La Ribalta, 1964
6. Acrobatics /Acrobazie, 1966
7. Scomposition / Scomposizione, 1967
8. Three Dances / Tre Danze, 1968
9. Happy Game / Gioco Felice, 1968
10. Apparition /Apparizione, 1968
11. Juggler Game / Gioco del Giocoliere, 1969
12. Idea of Virginity / Idea della Verginità, 1969
13. Tamburlano, 1969
14. Miracle / Miracolo, 1969
15. Harlequins Game / Gioco di Arlecchini, 1970
16. Idea of the Miracle / Idea del Miracolo, 1970
17. Happy Trio / Trio Felice, 1970
18. Imagination / Immaginazione, 1970
19. Gap / Spaccatura, 1971
20. Guerriero / Warrior, 1971

Technique: Portfolio of 20 Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etchings and Drypoints on BFK Rives paper and Arches wove paper

Paper Size: 69.8 x 50.4 cm / 27.5 x 19.8 in

Passepartout Size: 74 x 54 cm / 29.1 x 21.3 in

Portfolio Size: 75 x 55 cm / 29.5 x 21.7 in

Additional information: This portfolio includes 20 original hand signed and numbered etchings and drypoints on copper or zinc plates.
Each impression is hand signed in pencil “Marino” on the lower right margins and hand numbered “IX/XX” (9/20) on the lower left margins. Each impression is also individually mounted and numbered on the justification.
The paper bears the printer blindstamp in the lower left part, beside the signature.
Printed and published in Milan by Luigi De Tullio in 1972 in an edition of 20 numbered in Roman numerals. There was a further edition of 60, numbered 1 to 60, and an edition of 5 exemplars out of trade, marked as A, B, C, D, E.
Each impression is mounted in a passepartout and all them are inside a hard case portfolio made from boar leather with editorial slipcover.
There is also text by Franco Russi and biographic notes by Mascherpa.

Condition: Excellent condition. Portfolio case with some minor scuffs, scrapes and tears to the outer edges.