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Giorgio de Chirico. Playthings of the Prince. fall 1915

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Playthings of the Prince

Giorgio de Chirico (Italian, born Greece. 1888–1978)

fall 1915
Oil on canvas
21 7/8 x 10 1/4" (55.4 x 25.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Pierre Matisse in memory of Patricia Kane Matisse
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Paul Guillaume, Paris. By 1922 - 1934
Madame Paul Guillaume (Juliette Lacaze, a.k.a. Domenica, 1898-1977) / Estate of Paul Guillaume. October 1934 - 1935
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. On consignment from Madame Paul Guillaume, 1935, then purchased - still in his collection in 1941
Mr. and Mrs. Roberto Sebastián Matta Echaurren (b. 1911, Santiago, Chile). [Purchased from Pierre Matisse Gallery], by 1943
Patricia Kane Matta, later Mrs. Pierre Matisse (1923-1972), New York. (The work remained in her possession after her divorce from Matta) - 1972
Pierre Matisse, New York. 1972 - 1978
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Pierre Matisse in memory of Patricia Kane Matisse, 1978

Les jouets du prince (The Playthings of the Prince)
Les jouets du prince (I giochi del principe)
I giochi del principe
Toys of a Prince
[Les Jouets du prince]

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