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

Title: Jugglers and Horse | Giocolieri e Cavallo, 1943

Technique: Double-sided Hand Signed and Dated Pencil, Watercolour and Gouache on Thin Card

Paper size: 49 x 34.5 cm. / 19.3 x 13.6 in.

Additional information: This pencil, watercolour and gouache work is hand signed and dated in pencil by the artist “Locarno 1943 Marino” in the lower left image.
It is also signed in ink “Marino” in the lower right image.
The drawing was created in Locarno in 1943.
Furthermore, there is a sketch of Horse and Rider (Cavallo e Cavaliere), verso.
It is also inscribed in pencil by another hand “Avuto dal Sig. Nicolas Vernicos scambia maternitá, Vevey, 1969”, [Received from Mr. Nicolas Vernicos(Eugenides), exchanged for Maternity, Vevey 1969], verso.

This work is registered in the Fondazione Marino Marini, Pistoia under no. 771 and is accompanied by a photo certificate of authenticity.

Provenance:
Gift from the artist.
The collection of Mr Nicolas Vernicos-Eugenides 1920-2000, until 1969
Private Swiss collection.
By descent from a Private Swiss Collection.

Condition: Very good condition. Minor areas of paper discolouration. Pale staining across the sheet, verso.