8 February 2001
Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964)
signed 'Morandi' (lower centre)
watercolour over pencil on paper
7½ x 11 in. (19.1 x 28 cm.)
Painted in 1956
Galleria del Milione, Milan.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Frank, New York (acquired from the above, 1957).
Mrs. Dorrit Sander, New York (by descent from the above, 1981).
Gift from the above to the present owners, 1992.
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The Brooklyn Museum, Trends in Watercolors Today: International Watercolor Exhibition, 19th Biennale, April-May 1957, no. 78 (titled Still Life I).
A photo-certificate from Dr. Marilena Pasquali of the Comitato per il Catalogo di Giorgio Morandi dated Bologna, 14 April 2000 accompanies this watercolor, which will be included in the forthcoming Morandi catalogo delle opere.
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