One of the statues of Manzù's well-known series of the Cardinals, representing a Cardinal in a meditative and demure manner, quite different from official, standard representations. With its small size, it was praised for acting as a counterpart to Fascist monumental sculpture.
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Roma
cm 53 x 23,5 x 26,7
Exhibited at 1939 Rome Quadriennale and acquired after the exhibition by te Ministry of National Education for the National Gallery (GNAM).
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