Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964)
signed and dated 'Morandi 1943' (lower right)
oil on canvas
10 x 12 in. (25.5 x 30.5 cm.)
Painted in 1943
Private collection, Italy, by whom acquired directly from the artist circa 1943, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 15 October 2007, lot 212.
Private collection, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2016.
M. Luzi, F. Loi & J.-M. Folon, Tre poeti per Morandi, Bologna, 1996, pp. 8-9 (illustrated on the cover).
M. Pasquali, Giorgio Morandi: catalogo generale, opere catalogate tra il 1985 e il 2016, Pistoia, 2016, no. 1943/2, p. 94 (illustrated).
Siena, Palazzo Pubblico, Magazzini del Sale, Morandi: I fiori, November 1990 - January 1991, no. 10, p. 82 (illustrated p. 34).
Ischia, Castello Aragonese, Giorgio Morandi e la luce del Mediterraneo, January - September 1996, p. 22 (illustrated p. 23).
Brescia, Palazzo Martinengo, Giorgio Morandi: Oggetti e stati d'animo, December 1996 - February 1997, no. VIII, 2, p. 85 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Giorgio Morandi: Flowers and Landscape, October - November 1998, no. 28 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Sagamihara-City, Light and Greenery Art Museum, December 1998 - February 1999.
Bologna, Museo Morandi (on loan, 1998-2007).
Bologna, Museo Morandi, Incontri al Museo Morandi: Opere in deposito per il 2000, January 2000, p. 33 (illustrated).
Nuoro, Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Giorgio Morandi: I Fiori, May - July 2001, no. 7, p. 56 (illustrated p. 31).
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