Giorgio de Chirico

Italian, 1888–1978

4.9k Following
Bio

The founder of the scuola metafisica, Giorgio de Chirico is best known for his metaphysical paintings, produced between 1909 and 1919. These melancholic renderings of low-lit town squares with long shadows and empty walkways would profoundly …

Auction
High auction record
€11.0m, Christie's, 2009
Filter by
This is based on the artwork’s average dimension.
Ritratto del nonno paterno Giorgio Maria de Chirico, 1888-1978
Sold on Nov 4, 2020
€42,500
Realized price
Increase
6% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
cm 27x15,3
Estimate
Realized Price
€42,500
Auction Sale
Nov 4, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) _Ritratto del nonno paterno Giorgio Maria de Chirico_ firmato e datato _g. de Chirico 1936 _(in basso a destra) olio su cartoncino applicato su cartone cm 27x15,3 Eseguito nel 1936 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, Roma, n. 001/04/14, come da autentica su fotografia in data 7 aprile 2014
Ritratto del nonno paterno Giorgio Maria de Chirico, 1888-1978
Nov 4, 2020
Christie's
€42,500
Realized price
Increase
6% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
cm 27x15,3
Estimate
Auction Sale
Nov 4, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€42,500
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) _Ritratto del nonno paterno Giorgio Maria de Chirico_ firmato e datato _g. de Chirico 1936 _(in basso a destra) olio su cartoncino applicato su cartone cm 27x15,3 Eseguito nel 1936 Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, Roma, n. 001/04/14, come da autentica su fotografia in data 7 aprile 2014
Vita silente, 1888-1978
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
40 x 50 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Vita silente signé ‘g. de Chirico’ (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 40 x 50 cm. Peint dans les années 1940 signed ‘g. de Chirico’ (lower right) oil on canvas 15 ¾ x 19 5/8 in. Painted in the 1940s
Vita silente, 1888-1978
oil on canvas
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
40 x 50 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Vita silente signé ‘g. de Chirico’ (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 40 x 50 cm. Peint dans les années 1940 signed ‘g. de Chirico’ (lower right) oil on canvas 15 ¾ x 19 5/8 in. Painted in the 1940s
Cavalli in riva al mare, 1888-1978
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
€72,500
Realized price
Increase
190% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on panel
27 x 35.2 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€72,500
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Cavalli in riva al mare signé 'G. de Chirico' (en haut à droite) huile sur panneau 27 x 35.2 cm. Peint à la fin des années 1930 signed 'G. de Chirico' (upper right) oil on panel 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Painted at the end of the 1930s
Cavalli in riva al mare, 1888-1978
oil on panel
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
€72,500
Realized price
Increase
190% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
27 x 35.2 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€72,500
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Cavalli in riva al mare signé 'G. de Chirico' (en haut à droite) huile sur panneau 27 x 35.2 cm. Peint à la fin des années 1930 signed 'G. de Chirico' (upper right) oil on panel 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Painted at the end of the 1930s
Ettore e Andromaca, 1888-1978
Sold on Oct 8, 2020
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
70 x 60 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Oct 8, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Ettore e Andromaca signed 'g de Chirico' (lower left); signed again, titled and inscribed 'questa pittura metafisica "ettore e andromaca" è opera autentica da me eseguita e firmata Giorgio de Chirico' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 27 ½ x 23 5/8 in. (70 x 60 cm.) Painted _circa _1950
Ettore e Andromaca, 1888-1978
oil on canvas
Oct 8, 2020
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
70 x 60 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Oct 8, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Ettore e Andromaca signed 'g de Chirico' (lower left); signed again, titled and inscribed 'questa pittura metafisica "ettore e andromaca" è opera autentica da me eseguita e firmata Giorgio de Chirico' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 27 ½ x 23 5/8 in. (70 x 60 cm.) Painted _circa _1950
Cavallo e zebra in riva al mare, 1888-1978
Sold on Jun 26, 2020
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
46.2 x 55.2 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
Description
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO (1888-1978) _Cavallo e zebra in riva al mare_ signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 21 ¾ in. (46.2 x 55.2 cm.) Painted in the late 1930s
Cavallo e zebra in riva al mare, 1888-1978
oil on canvas
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
46.2 x 55.2 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO (1888-1978) _Cavallo e zebra in riva al mare_ signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 21 ¾ in. (46.2 x 55.2 cm.) Painted in the late 1930s
Cavallo e cavaliere, 1888-1978
Sold on Jun 26, 2020
£30,000
Realized price
Increase
71% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
20 x 30 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
£30,000
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
Description
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO (1888-1978) _Cavallo e cavaliere_ signed ‘G. de Chirico’ (lower right) oil on canvasboard 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (20 x 30 cm.) Painted in 1957
Cavallo e cavaliere, 1888-1978
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
£30,000
Realized price
Increase
71% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
20 x 30 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£30,000
Description
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO (1888-1978) _Cavallo e cavaliere_ signed ‘G. de Chirico’ (lower right) oil on canvasboard 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (20 x 30 cm.) Painted in 1957
Cavaliere arabo (recto ; verso), 1888-1978
Sold on Jun 4, 2020
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
46 x 38 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 4, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Cavaliere arabo (_recto_ ; _verso_) signé 'G. de Chirico' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 46 x 38 cm. Peint vers 1935-39 signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 15 in. Painted _circa _1935-39
Cavaliere arabo (recto ; verso), 1888-1978
oil on canvas
Jun 4, 2020
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
46 x 38 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 4, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Cavaliere arabo (_recto_ ; _verso_) signé 'G. de Chirico' (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 46 x 38 cm. Peint vers 1935-39 signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 1/8 x 15 in. Painted _circa _1935-39
L'Enigma della partenza, 1888-1978
Sold on Jun 3, 2020
€62,500
Realized price
Increase
4% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pen and Indian ink on paper
30.8 x 21 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€62,500
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) L'Enigma della partenza signé et inscrit 'G. de Chirico L'énigme du cheval' (en bas à gauche) plume et encre de Chine sur papier 30.8 x 21 cm. Exécuté en 1913 signed and inscribed 'G. de Chirico L'énigme du cheval' (lower left) pen and Indian ink on paper 12 1/8 x 8 ¼ in. Executed in 1913
L'Enigma della partenza, 1888-1978
pen and Indian ink on paper
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
€62,500
Realized price
Increase
4% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
30.8 x 21 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€62,500
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) L'Enigma della partenza signé et inscrit 'G. de Chirico L'énigme du cheval' (en bas à gauche) plume et encre de Chine sur papier 30.8 x 21 cm. Exécuté en 1913 signed and inscribed 'G. de Chirico L'énigme du cheval' (lower left) pen and Indian ink on paper 12 1/8 x 8 ¼ in. Executed in 1913
Combattimento, 1888-1978
Sold on Jun 3, 2020
€32,500
Realized price
Increase
8% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
gouache and pencil on paper
29 x 38.8 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
€32,500
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Combattimento signé 'G. de Chirico' (en bas à droite) gouache et graphite sur papier 29 x 38.8 cm. Exécuté en 1936-37 signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) gouache and pencil on paper 11 ½ x 15 3/8 in. Executed in 1936-37
Combattimento, 1888-1978
gouache and pencil on paper
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
€32,500
Realized price
Increase
8% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
29 x 38.8 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€32,500
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Combattimento signé 'G. de Chirico' (en bas à droite) gouache et graphite sur papier 29 x 38.8 cm. Exécuté en 1936-37 signed 'G. de Chirico' (lower right) gouache and pencil on paper 11 ½ x 15 3/8 in. Executed in 1936-37
Natura morta con drappo, 1960-1970
Sold on Feb 6, 2020
£60,000
Realized price
Increase
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
40 x 50 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
£60,000
Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Natura morta con drappo signed 'g. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 15 ¾ x 19 5/8 in. (40 x 50 cm.) Painted in 1960-1970
Natura morta con drappo, 1960-1970
oil on canvas
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
£60,000
Realized price
Increase
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
40 x 50 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£60,000
Description
Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) Natura morta con drappo signed 'g. de Chirico' (lower right) oil on canvas 15 ¾ x 19 5/8 in. (40 x 50 cm.) Painted in 1960-1970