Francesco Marino Di Teana (1920-2012), Italian
CHEVALIER VICTOIRE, CIRCA 1953
Bronze with green/brown patination; signed "Francesco di Teana" and inscribed with the foundry "Susse" to the foot of the bronze
height 16.5 in — 42 cm
In 1953 Mario di Teana set up a workshop at l'Atelier rue de Passy in Paris where he made sculptures influenced by Marino Marini and other artists; this lot pays homage to Marini’s "Cavallo e Cavaliere" series.
Catalogue raisonné, "Francesco Marino Di Teana: 1952/2012- 60 Ans de Création”, Paris: Éditions Loft, 2015, p. 27
Private Collection, Toronto