Marino di Teana

Hommage à Mantegna, Monumental Sculpture

France, 1964/2012

DITEAM 06

Description

Medium:  Polished Steel

Dimensions:  81.5 in high x 59.25 in wide x 15.75 in deep

Approximate Weight: 330.75 lbs.

Edition number 1 of 8.

Andrea Mantegna, renaissance artist and a pioneer of the use of perspective in the European tradition inspired this monumental, hand rusted steel sculpture. Di Teana, whose childhood in Italy endowed him with a heightened respect for the heroic figures of the Renaissance, here honors his predecessor with a composition of retreating lines and a single, recessed, vertical spire—a composition that harkens back to the landscapes for which the painter is largely remembered.

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