9 November 2000
Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964)
Natura morta (recto and verso)
signed and dated 'Morandi 1953' (lower center, recto); signed and dated again 'Morandi 1953' (lower center, verso)
pencil on paper
9½ x 13 in. (24.2 x 33 cm.)
Drawn in 1953
Gertrude Bernoudy, New York; Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1994, lot 437.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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The recto of this drawing is a study for the oil painting Natura morta, 1953 (L. Vitali, Morandi Catalogo Generale, Milan, 1977, vol. 2, no. 863).
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