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GIORGIO DE CHIRICO

(ITALIAN, 1888 - 1978)

Il Sogno Di Tobia (The Dream Of Tobias) , 1917

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

23.23 in. (59.00 cm.) (height) by 19.29 in. (49.00 cm.) (width)

Description:

Painted in April-August 1917

Markings:

Signed G. de Chirico (lower center)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Paul Guillaume, . Exposition Giorgio de Chirico, 1922, no. 27. . Worthing, Worthing Art Gallery; Eastbourne, Towner Art Gallery & London, South London Art Gallery,. Paintings from the Edward James Collection , 1963-64, no. 10. . Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, . Giorgio de Chirico , 1981-82, no. 14, illustrated in the catalogue. . New York, The Museum of Modern Art & London, Tate Gallery, . De Chirico , 1982, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue. . Munich, Haus der Kunst & Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, . Giorgio de Chirico der Metaphysiker , 1983, no. 54, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne,. André Breton: La beauté convulsive , 1991, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue (with incorrect dimensions) . . Turin, Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio,. Fernand Léger. L'oggetto e il suo contesto 1920-1940 , 1996, no. 44, illustrated in color in the catalogue . . Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, . Die andere Moderne - De Chirico/Savinio , 2001-02, no. 68, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Padua, Palazzo Zabarella, . De Chirico , 2007, no. 33, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Literature:

Malcolm Haslam,. The Real World of The . Surrealists , London, 1978, illustrated in color p. 24 (as dating from. circa 1914) . . De Luca Editore, ed.,. Le Rêve de Tobie' un interno ferrarese, 1917 e le origini del Surrealismo , Rome, 1980, illustrated in color p. 6; illustrated p. 23 and detail illustrated p. 37. . William Rubin, ed.,. De Chirico , New York, 1982, illustrated pl. 75. . Jean-Charles Gateau,. Eluard, Picasso et la peinture (1936-1952) , Geneva, 1983, listed p. 340. . Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco, . L'Opera completa di De Chirico 1908-1924 , Milan, 1984, no. 116, illustrated p. 100; illustrated in color pl. XXXI . . Claudio Bruni Sakraischik,. Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, Volume Ottavo, Opere dal 1908 al 1930* , Milan, 1987, vol. VIII, no. 476, illustrated n.p. (dated 1917-18). . Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco,. Giorgio de Chirico all'epoca del Surrealismo (exhibition catalogue), Galleria del Sogno, Lugano, 1991, illustrated p. 25. . Paolo Baldacci,. De Chirico 1888-1919. La metafisica , Milan, 1997, no. 128, illustrated in color p. 364. . . A Surreal Life: Edward James 1907-1984 (exhibition catalogue), Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton, 1998, illustrated in color p. 60. . Riccardo Dottori, "De Chirico Curated By Paolo Baldacci And Gerd Roos Palazzo Zabarella, Padua, January 2007" in. Metafisica , no. 7-8, 2008, mentioned p. 741. . Claudio Crescentini,. Giorgio de Chirico. L'Enigma velato , Rome, 2009, pl. XIX, illustrated in color p. 250

Provenance:

Paul Guillaume, Paris (acquired by 1922). . Paul Eluard, Paris (acquired by 1924). . Thierry Gautier Vignal, Paris. . Edward James, West Dean, Chichester & London (acquired by 1963). . Edward James Foundation, West Dean (acquired from the above by 1980). . Galleria Galatea, Turin. . Private Collection, London (1987). . Private Collection, Switzerland. . Massimo Martino Fine Arts, Mendrisio, Switzerland. . Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2007

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