Giorgio de Chirico The Seer Paris, winter 1914-15
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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 - December 2, 1935, Estate of Paul Guillaume (no. 1027, Juliette Lacaze, a.k.a. Domenica, 1898-1977), Paris, inherited from Paul Guillaume.
December 2, 1935 - May 12, 1939, Peter Watson (1908-1956), London, purchased from Estate of Paul Guillaume through Pierre Matisse Gallery (consignment no. C.524, stock no. S.390), New York.
May 12, 1939 - December 30, 1940, Pierre Matisse Gallery (stock no. 880), New York, purchased from Peter Watson.
December 30, 1940 - 1979, James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), New Canaan and New York, acquired by exchange from Pierre Matisse Gallery.
1979, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from James Thrall Soby.
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