TWO ILLUSTRATIONS FOR 'LA CITÉ DE VATICAN': GARDE SUISSE & LE MUSÉE ETRUSQUE-GRÉGORIEN
both signed G. Severini (lower right)
both tempera on paper
Garde suisse: 44 by 37.8cm., 17 3/8 by 14 7/8 in. (sheet); 32 by 26.5cm., 12 1/2 by 10 1/2 in. (image)
Le Musée Etrusque-Grégorien: 44.4 by 34cm., 17 3/8 by 13 3/8 in. (sheet); 29 by 24cm., 11 1/2 by 9 1/2 in. (image)
Both executed in 1936 as an illustration for the album La Cité du Vatican, Rome, 1936.
Both works will be included in the additional volume to the Catalogo Ragionato dell'Opera pittorica di Gino Severini, currently being prepared by Daniela Fonti and Romana Severini Brunori.
John Winter Collection
Private Collection (by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
La Cité du Vatican, Rome, 1936, no. 3 (Garde Suisse) & no. 17 (Le Musée Etrusque-Grégorien)
Francesco Meloni, Gino Severini. Tutta l'opera grafica, Reggio Emilia, 1982, no. 220 (Garde Suisse) no. 221 (Le Musée Etrusque-Grégorien), illustrated p. 196