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(i) Il primo a traversarlo fu l'Ippogrifo quando porto Ruggero... (ii) ... Ma quasi in grembo a Ruggero

Giorgio de Chirico-(i) Il primo a traversarlo fu l'Ippogrifo quando porto Ruggero... (ii) ... Ma quasi in grembo a Ruggero-1941

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Artwork:
(i) Il primo a traversarlo fu l'Ippogrifo quando porto Ruggero... (ii) ... Ma quasi in grembo a Ruggero
Size:
(i) 21 x 15.5; artist's mount: 26.8 x 20.2; (ii) image: 21 x 15.5; artist's mount 25.7 x 16.2 cm
Medium :
Each watercolour and pencil on paper laid down on the artist's mount
Creation Year:
1941
Marks
(i) Signed and inscribed 'g. de Chirico Il primo a traversarlo fu l'Ippogrifo quando porto Ruggero.....' (on the artist's mount); (ii) Signed and inscribed 'g. de Chirico.....Ma quasi in grembo a Ruggero.' (on the artist's mount)
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed circa 1940-1941
Provenance :
Alberto Mondadori, Milan, by whom acquired directly from the artist; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1984, lot 393; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner

Christie's London

Date:
2020-02-06
Lot Number :
139
Low Estimate :
$15,578[-17%]*
High Estimate :
$23,368[-44%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,982
Sold For :
$16,228*