13 May 1999
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978)
Chirico, G. de
signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right)
gouache over pencil on buff paper laid down on board
8 x 13 in. (21.6 x 34.3 cm.)
Painted in 1935-1936
Count Vincent Orssich, New York (by descent to the present owner)
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(possibly) New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Giorgio de Chirico: Paintings and Gouaches, October-November 1936.
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