5 February 2009,
Price realised GBP 46,850
GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
signed 'G.de Chirico' (upper right)
oil on burlap
13 x 18 1/8 in. (33 x 46.2 cm.)
Painted in 1934
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Galerie Le Niveau, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the parents of the present owner in the 1940s, and thence by descent.
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