MARIO NEGRI (1916-1987)
Studio per una testa
incised with the artist's initials 'M N' (left turning edge)
17 ½ x 3 x 4 ⅞ in. (44.5 x 7.6 x 12.4 cm.)
Executed in 1957-1958. This work is from an edition of three.

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Louis and Charlotte Bergman, New York and Jerusalem
Bequest from the above to the present owner, 2005
C. Gnudi, MN Sculptures from 1955 to '60, Milan, 1962, p. 133.
M. Spezia, The Sculpture of MN from Education to 1958, Milan, 1992, pp. 134 and 223 (another cast illustrated).
A. Finocchi, Mario Negri: catalogo delle sculture, Bergamo, 1995, p. 160, no. 146 (another cast illustrated).
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Mario Negri (1916-1987) was an Italian sculptor known for his devotion to the human form either alone or in clusters.

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