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
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Painting and Sculpture
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Giorgio de Chirico, Paris and Ferrara.
By 1922 - October 1934, Paul Guillaume (1891-1934), Paris, probably acquired from the artist.
October 1934 - September 1937, Estate of Paul Guillaume (no. 1041, Juliette Lacaze, a.k.a. Domenica, 1898-1977), Paris, inherited from Paul Guillaume.
September 1937 - at least 1941, Pierre Matisse Gallery (from October 1935 on consignment, no. C.534, then stock no. 692), New York, purchased from Domenica Guillaume.
By 1943 - before 1954, Patricia Kane Matta [and Roberto Sebastián Matta Echaurren], New York, acquired from Pierre Matisse Gallery.
By 1954 - 1972, Patricia Kane Matisse (formerly Matta), New York, probably retained after her divorce from Roberto Sebastián Matta Echaurren.
1972 - 1978, Pierre Matisse, New York, inherited from his wife Patricia Kane Matisse.
1978, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Pierre Matisse in memory of Patricia Kane Matisse.

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