Giorgio de Chirico. Great Metaphysical Interior. Ferrara, April-August 1917

Giorgio de Chirico Great Metaphysical Interior Ferrara, April-August 1917

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Oil on canvas
37 3/4 x 27 3/4" (95.9 x 70.5 cm)
Gift of James Thrall Soby
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Painting and Sculpture

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Giorgio de Chirico, Paris and Ferrara.
January 1, 1921 - August 1922, Mario Broglio (Coll. Valori Plastici?), Rome, Italy, probably acquired from the artist.
August 1922 - ?, Giorgio de Chirico, Paris and Ferrara, Italy, reacquired in exchange for debt reduction from Mario Broglio.
? - December 4, 1935, Gala Dalí (née Elena Ivanovna Diakonova, formerly Gala Éluard) and/or Paul Éluard, Paris.
December 4, 1935 - 1969, James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), New Canaan and New York, purchased from Gala Dalí and/or Paul Éluard through Pierre Matisse Gallery (consignment no. C.538, stock no. S.392), New York.
1969, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from James Thrall Soby.

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