GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)
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Totems: de Chirico / Man Ray

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)

Estimate: 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 USD

Totems: de Chirico / Man Ray

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)

Estimate: 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 USD

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Description

Totems: de Chirico / Man Ray

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO

1888 - 1978

IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)


Signed G. de Chirico and dated 1913 (lower right)

Oil on canvas

53¼ by 25½ in.

135.3 by 64.6 cm

Painted in 1913.

Condition Report

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Provenance

Paul Guillaume, Paris

Galerie Surréaliste, Paris (acquired by 1926)

Galerie Vignon, Paris

Yvon Delbos, Paris (acquired by 1937 and until at least 1955)

Bernard Poissonier, Paris (acquired after 1955)

Galerie André-François Petit, Paris (acquired by 1968)

Galleria Galatea, Turin

Confinarte, Chiasso

Alain Tarica, Paris (acquired from the above in the late 1980s)

Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above on October 16, 1994)

Acquired from the above in 2001 by the present owner 

Literature

La Révolution Surréaliste, no. 6, Paris, March 1, 1926, illustrated p. 1

André Breton, Le Surréalisme et la peinture, Paris, 1928, p. 20 

Giorgio de Chirico (exhibition catalogue), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1955, illustrated p. 179

James Thrall Soby, ed., Giorgio de Chirico, New York, 1966, illustrated p. 179

Claudio Bruni, ed., Catologo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, opera dal 1908 al 1930, vol. II, Milan, 1972, no. 97, illustrated in the catalogue 

William Rubin, ed., De Chirico, New York, 1982, illustrated p. 147

Maurizio Fagiolo dell’Arco & Paolo Baldacci, Giorgio de Chirico, Parigi 1924-1929: dalla nascita del Surrealismo al crollo di Wall Street, Milan, 1982, illustrated in a reproduction of La Révolution Surréaliste p. 204

Maurizio Fagiolo dell’Arco, L’Opera complete di Giorgio de Chirico, 1908-1924, Milan, 1984, no. 30, illustrated p. 84 & in color pl. XA

Giorgio de Chirico, Arma Virumque Cano: il mito classic dell’eroe guerriero (exhibition catalogue), Azienda Autonoma di Cura e Soggiorno, Montecatini Terme, Italy, 1989, illustrated p. 29

Giorgio de Chirico all’epoca del Surrealismo (exhibition catalogue), Dream Gallery, Lugano, 1991, illustrated p. 30

Paolo Baldacci, De Chirico: The Metaphysical Period, 1888-1919, Boston, 1997, no. 33, detail illustrated p. 154 & the work illustrated in color p. 172

Giorgio de Chirico, Gli anni Trenta (exhibition catalogue), Galleria dello Scudo, Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, 1998-99, illustrated in a photograph of the 1937 exhibition Origines et développment de l’art international independent at the Musée Jeu de Paume, Paris, p. 305

Giorgio de Chirico, la fabrique des rêves (exhibition catalogue), Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, 2009, illustrated in a photograph of the 1937 exhibition Origines et développment de l’art international independent at the Musée Jeu de Paume, Paris, p. 313

Exhibited

Paris, 115 Rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Exposition d’oeuvres de Georgio de Chirico dans son atelier, 1913, n.n.

(possibly) Paris, Galerie Vignon & Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Giorgio de Chirico, 1931

Paris, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Origines et développment de l’art international independent, 1937, no. 98

Geneva, Galerie Krugier, Jean Paulhan et ses environs, 1967, no. 33a 

Paris, Galerie André-François Petit, Obsessions et visions: Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, Giorgio de Chirico, Miodrag Dado, Salvador Dali, Oscar Dominguez, Max Ernst, Felix Labisse, René Magritte, Marie Laure, Gustave Moreau, F. Musika, Richard Oelze, Pierre Roy, Yves Tanguy, Dorothea Tanning & Toyen, 1968 Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Giorgio de Chirico, 1970, no. 10, illustrated in color in the catalogue   Bordeaux, Surréalisme, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, 1971 

Albuquerque, Museum of Albuquerque, Early Twentieth-Century European Masterpainters, 1977

Geneva, Musée Rath, Du Futurisme au spatialisme: peinture italienne de la première moitié du XXe siècle, 1977-78 

Venice, Palazzo Grassi, La Pittura metafisica, 1979, no. 15

New York, The Museum of Modern Art; London, Tate Gallery; Munich, Haus der Kunst & Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Giorgio de Chirico, 1982, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue

Geneva, Musée Rath & Paris, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Regards sur le Minotaure: La Revue a tête de bête, 1987-88, no. 106 

London, Royal Academy of Arts, Italian Art in the Twentieth Century, 1989, no. 44, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Canberra, National Gallery of Australia; Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery & Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Surrealism, Revolution by night, 1993 

Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art & London, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Ariadne, 2003-03, no. 12, illustrated in color in the catalogue

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)
Totems: de Chirico / Man Ray
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO | IL POMERIGGIO DI ARIANNA (ARIADNE’S AFTERNOON)

28 October 2020 • New York