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Unique Automobile Sculpture in Granite by Emmanuel Zurini, 1986



A unique and monumental sculpture entitled ‘Elegante’, sculpted by Emmanuel Zurini from a sold block of Granit Royal in 1986. The rakish, stylized Art Deco-style automobile, features scalloped front and rear wings and a cockpit complete with steering wheel and seats in a honed finish. Hand signed by Zurini in the granite and numbered 1/1 and dated 1986. Weight: 117.5 Kilos. Complete with signed and illustrated "Certificate of Authenticity" from the artist. Zurini was originally a motor-racing photographer of some renown, having worked on the legendary movie ‘Grand Prix’ in 1966. He turned to sculpture in the 1970s, usually creating small editions of eight examples only. Over the years, he has occasionally created unique, monumental works such ‘Elegante’ made entirely by hand in 1986.


  • Creator
    Emmanuel Zurini (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in (22.86 cm)Width: 14 in (35.56 cm)Depth: 40 in (101.6 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The sculpture has its original polished finish.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 62721stDibs: LU86807019233

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