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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 275

    Filippo de Pisis (1896-1958)

    Natura morta marina

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Filippo de Pisis (1896-1958)
    Natura morta marina
    signed, dated and inscribed 'DE PISIS 26 À son Boris Paris 25 VI 34' (lower right)
    oil on board
    16¼ x 12 7/8 in. (41.2 x 32.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1926


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    Provenance

    Boris, Paris, a gift from the artist on 25 June 1934.
    Galleria Brerarte, Milan (no. 789).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    G. Briganti, De Pisis, gli anni di Parigi 1925-1939, Milan, 1987, p. 96 (illustrated).
    G. Briganti, De Pisis Catalogo generale, vol. I, Opere 1908-1938, Milan, 1991, no. 1926/125 (illustrated p. 131; with incorrect mention of the dedication).


    Exhibited

    Campione d'Italia, Galleria Civica, Filippo de Pisis, Nature morte, April - May 1996, no. 48-49.
    Tokyo, Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art, Italian Still Life Painting, April - May 2001, no. 59 (illustrated p. 97); this exhibition later travelled to Niigata City, Art Museum,
    Hokkaido, Hakodate Museum of Art, Toyama, Shimin Plaza Art Gallery, Ashikaga, Museum of Art and Yamagata, Museum of Art.
    Ravensburg, Schloß Achberg, Natura morta italiana: Italienische Stilleben aus vier Jahrhunderten, April - October 2003, no. 91.