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Marino Marini Art Print Three Graces

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The traditional three graces from Greek mythology represent charm, beauty, and creativity. Here they've taken on modern, abstract forms, in bold contrasts, with colored, uneven sided shapes. * * Artist: Marino MariniTitle: Three GracesMedium: Lithograph on paperDate: 1970Sheet size: 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inchesCondition: ExcellentBiography: * Marino, Marini (1901 - 1980) Marini was born 1901 in Pistoia, Italy. He studied painting and sculpture at the Academy of Art in Florence under the naturalistic artist Trentacosta. From 1928 to 1929 he was in Paris, and from 1929 to 1940 taught at the School of Art at the Villa Reale in Monza. In 1935 he won a Grand Prix for sculpture, and in 1940 was made Professor of Sculpture at the Brera in Milan. He was often in France, especially Paris, and also visited the USA, Germany and most other European countries. From 1942 to 1946 he lived in Switzerland. In 1952 he won the Prize for Sculpture at the Biennale in Venice, in 1954 the Grand Prix for Sculpture at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, and in 1963 the Prize for Sculpture awarded by the city of Milan. Marini is one of those rare artists with a genuine gift for both painting and sculpture. *

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