Giorgio de Chirico. Playthings of the Prince. fall 1915
Giorgio de Chirico

Playthings of the Prince

fall 1915
Not on view
Oil on canvas
21 7/8 x 10 1/4" (55.4 x 25.9 cm)
Gift of Pierre Matisse in memory of Patricia Kane Matisse
Object number
© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome
Painting and Sculpture
Provenance Research Project
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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

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