24 June 2010
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
Bozzetto per l'opera Orfeo di Gluck: Costume maschile
signed 'g.de Chirico' (lower left); inscribed 'même motif derriere' (lower right)
watercolour, wash and pencil on card
11½ x 7½ in. (29.3 x 19.2 cm.)
Executed in 1971
Galleria Alexander Iolas, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in the early 1970s.
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C. Bruni Sakraischik, Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, opere dal 1951 al 1974, vol. 5, Milan, 1987, no. 789 (illustrated).
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