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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 479

    Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)

    Ettore e Andromaca

    Price Realised  

    Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
    Ettore e Andromaca
    signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'G. de Chirico 1/6 FONDERIA GI-BI-ESSE VERONA-ITALY' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 18½ in. (47 cm.)
    Conceived in 1968


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    Provenance

    Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, November 1968.


    Saleroom Notice

    The Fondazione de Chirico has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Judith D. Lipsey


    Literature

    C. Bruni Sakraischik, Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, opere dal 1951 al 1971***, Milan, 1972, vol. II, no. 283 (another cast illustrated).
    G. dalla Chiesa, De Chirico Scultore, Milan, 1988, p. 106, no. 12 (another cast illustrated, p. 65).