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Giorgio de Chirico

Piazza d'Italia

Estimate:

250,000

to
- 350,000 USD

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Piazza d'Italia

Piazza d'Italia

Estimate:

250,000

to
- 350,000 USD

Lot sold:

378,000

USD

Giorgio de Chirico

1888 - 1978

Piazza d'Italia


Signed G. de Chirico (lower left); signed G. de Chirico and extensively inscribed (on the reverse)

Oil on canvas

11 ¾ by 15 ¾ in. (30 by 40 cm)

Framed: 20 ¾ by 24 ¾ in. (52.7 by 60.3 cm)

Painted circa 1955.

The work is in excellent condition. The canvas has not been lined. A couple of pinholes in all four corners. The surface is clean. Under UV light, no inpainting is apparent.


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Private Collection, New York (acquired from the artist)
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above circa 1977 and sold: Christie's, New York, May 10, 2007, lot 335)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, ed., Giorgio de Chirico Catalogo Generale, opere dal 1912 al 1976, vol. I, San Marino, 2014, no. 307, illustrated in color p. 295 
New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Giorgio de Chirico: Post-Metaphysical and Baroque Paintings 1920-1970, 1984, illustrated in the catalogue