Lot n° 109
300 - 500
Marie-Thérèse PINTO (1894-1980)
Astral Colloquium, circa 1962
Bronze with golden patina, sand
casting Thinot foundryman's stamp and monogram on the terrace
20 x 18 x 12 cm
A similar copy is kept in the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, inventory number AMS 236.
Of Chilean origin, Marie-Thérèse Pinto was initiated into sculpture in Paris under the direction of Brancusi, then Laurens. She spent the war years in Mexico where she studied pre-Columbian arts. Upon his return to Paris in 1950, the artist regularly participated in the Salon de la Jeune Sculpture and the Salon de Mai and received various commissions from the State.
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