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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 294

    Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)

    Ettore e Andromaca

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    Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
    Ettore e Andromaca
    signed and numbered 'G. de Chirico 3/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'FOND.ARTISTICA Gi-Bi-Esse VERONA-ITALY' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 18½ in. (47 cm.)
    Conceived and cast in 1968


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    The Fondazione de Chirico has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture and have recorded it in their archives under the number 0034/10/08.

    Provenance

    Barbara Cottle Galleries, Chicago.
    Acquired from the above the family of the present owner, circa 1980.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work was conceived and cast in 1968.
    The Fondazione de Chirico has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture and have recorded it in their archives under the number 0034/10/08.


    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).