Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959

Pastel on gray paper affixed at edges to a linen-covered board, 21 3/4" by 25 1/2", unframed, signed at lower right in pencil "MARINO" and dated at lower left in European hand "1959". The image appears to be perhaps a highly abstracted horse or horse head, surrounded by abstracted imagery in electric blues, oranges, reds and greens. For a time I thought this might be a work of the famous Italian modernist Marino Marini (1901-1980), who signed "Marino", but some years back I sent images to the acknowledged expert in Italy and she replied that from what she could see this was definitely not a work by Marino Marini. The drawing is striking and powerful and properly framed it will make quite a conversation piece in home or office. Condition is excellent and fresh. The work was acquired by me in a Fairfield County, Connecticut consignment shop in the early 1990's. A large frame in which I acquired it might possibly be available, but it is not in good condition.

Item ID: JB02085

Italian mid century modern art original colorful and dynamic pastel drawing signed MARINO dated 1959

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