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
Private Collection, Toronto
Catalogue raisonné, "Francesco Marino Di Teana: 1952/2012- 60 Ans de Création”, Paris: Éditions Loft, 2015, p. 27
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.