17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DANIEL W. DIETRICH II
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
Combattimento di gladiatori
signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 ¼ x 15 ¼ in. (46.5 x 38.5 cm.)
Painted in 1929
Galerie Zak, Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice J. Speiser, Philadelphia (by 1934); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 26 January 1944, lot 18.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the late owner.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Contemporary Painting from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice J. Speiser, January-February 1934, no. 10 (titled Warriors).
The Fondazione de Chirico has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It is recorded in the archives under the number 025/04/16.
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