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Il Sogno Di Tobia (The Dream Of Tobias)

Giorgio de Chirico-Il Sogno Di Tobia (The Dream Of Tobias)-1917

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Artwork:
Il Sogno Di Tobia (The Dream Of Tobias)
Size:
59 x 49 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1917
Marks
Signed G. de Chirico (lower center)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in April-August 1917
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 previous by 1980); Galleria Galatea, Turin; Private Collection, London (1987); Private Collection, Switzerland; Massimo Martino Fine Arts, Mendrisio, Switzerland; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2007
Exhibition History :
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, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Andre Breton: La beaute convulsive, 1991, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue (with incorrect dimensions); Turin, Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio, Fernand Leger. L’oggetto e il suo contesto 1920-1940, 1996, no. 44, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen & Munich, Stadtische 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

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2017-05-16
Lot Number :
15
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[+60%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000,000[+14%]*
Hammer Price :
$8,000,000
Sold For :
$9,237,500*