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Composizione by Marino Marini

New in the Olla Art collection is an etching by Marino Marini from 1961, simply entitled ‘Composizione’. 

The etching was part of the L’Album I portfolio as plate XII, was published by XXe Siècle and printed by the famous Parisian printing house Lacourière on Auvergne du Moulin Richard-de-Bas paper. Roger Lacourière, who founded the studio in 1929, had already retired in 1957, after which master printer Jacques Frélaut took over his duties. The printing house subsequently continued under the name Atelier Lacourière-Frélaut.

Esemplare per collaboratori
The etching is numbered e.c. 4/6, which means that it is part of six copies intended for collaborators. In Giorgo and Guido Guastalla’s catalogue of the graphic work of Marino Marini (Guastalla & Guastalla, 1991) the work is included as number 159. The catalogue mentions 15 copies printed on Auvergne du Moulin Richard-de-Bas, numbered 1-15, and 35 copies printed on Vélin de Rives, numbered 16-50. In addition, 15 copies were printed ‘hors commerce’, numbered I-XV.
The etching is in perfect condition and professionally framed in an oak frame. The price of the work is 935 euros.

For more information about this etching, viewing options, additional photos, etc., please contact us:
Olla Art has an extensive collection of graphic work by Marino Marini in stock. You can find this collection, as well as a biography of the artist, here.

Guastalla, G. & G. (1991). Marino Marini: Werkverzeichnis der Graphik. Langenhagen: Edition Depelmann.

Marino Marini, Composizione, 1961 (framed)

Marino Marini, Composizione, 1961
Etching, 51.1 x 37.9 cm (sheet), 35.2 x 29.6 cm (image)