9 November 2006
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
Cavalli nel paesaggio
signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 25½ in. (50.2 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1938-1940
Galleria Bellini, Florence (1950).
Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., Manalapan, Florida, 25 March 1980, lot 262.
Marinelli Collection, Caracas.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 4 November 2004, lot 333.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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C.B. Sakraischik, Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico opere dal 1931 al 1950**, Milan, 1983, vol. 7, no. 607 (illustrated).
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