Fiori
Artwork: Fiori
Size: 25.5 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1943
Marks: Signed and dated 'Morandi 1943' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Italy, by whom acquired directly from the artist circa 1943, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 15 October 2007, lot 212; Private collection, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2016
Exhibition history: Siena, Palazzo Pubblico, Magazzini del Sale, Morandi: I fiori, November 1990 - January 1991, no. 10, p. 82 (illustrated p. 34); Ischia, Castello Aragonese, Giorgio Morandi e la luce del Mediterraneo, January - September 1996, p. 22 (illustrated p. 23); Brescia, Palazzo Martinengo, Giorgio Morandi: Oggetti e stati d'animo, December 1996 - February 1997, no. VIII, 2, p. 85 (illustrated); Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Giorgio Morandi: Flowers and Landscape, October - November 1998, no. 28 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Sagamihara-City, Light and Greenery Art Museum, December 1998 - February 1999; Bologna, Museo Morandi (on loan, 1998-2007); Bologna, Museo Morandi, Incontri al Museo Morandi: Opere in deposito per il 2000, January 2000, p. 33 (illustrated); Nuoro, Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Giorgio Morandi: I Fiori, May - July 2001, no. 7, p. 56 (illustrated p. 31)

Christie's London

Date: 2020-02-06
Lot Number: 444