Giorgio de Chirico, ‘Cavallo e Trovatore’, 1969, Wallector
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Cavallo e Trovatore, 1969

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11 4/5 × 10 in
30 × 25.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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"Cavallo e Trovatore" is an original hand-signed etching realized by Giorgio de Chirico …

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"Cavallo e Trovatore" is an original hand-signed etching realized by Giorgio de Chirico in 1969.
Giorgio de Chirico
Italian, 1888–1978
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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 influence the Surrealists, including André Breton, Salvador Dalí, and René Magritte. In their thematic exploration of alienation, nostalgia, and myth, de Chirico’s works—many of which were exhibited at the Paris Salons—are also said to have influenced filmmakers such as Michelangelo Antonioni and draw parallels with contemporary works by Edward Hopper. De Chirico later rejected his earlier metaphysical style and became interested in traditional painting techniques, working in Neoclassical or neo-Baroque styles influenced by Raphael, Luca Signorelli, and Peter Paul Rubens. The Surrealists were publicly critical of this anti-modern development in de Chirico’s work and the artist eventually ended his association with the group. He cited the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche as a deep influence.

Giorgio de Chirico, ‘Cavallo e Trovatore’, 1969, Wallector
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"Cavallo e Trovatore" is an original hand-signed etching realized by Giorgio de Chirico in 1969. This is an edition of 100 prints.
It was published in the general catalogue "G. de Chirico: Catalogo dell'Opera Grafica 1921-1969", by Alfonso Ciranna, edizone "La Medusa", Roma, 1969, n. …

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"Cavallo e Trovatore" is an original hand-signed etching realized by Giorgio de Chirico in 1969.
Giorgio de Chirico
Italian, 1888–1978
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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 influence the Surrealists, including André Breton, Salvador Dalí, and René Magritte. In their thematic exploration of alienation, nostalgia, and myth, de Chirico’s works—many of which were exhibited at the Paris Salons—are also said to have influenced filmmakers such as Michelangelo Antonioni and draw parallels with contemporary works by Edward Hopper. De Chirico later rejected his earlier metaphysical style and became interested in traditional painting techniques, working in Neoclassical or neo-Baroque styles influenced by Raphael, Luca Signorelli, and Peter Paul Rubens. The Surrealists were publicly critical of this anti-modern development in de Chirico’s work and the artist eventually ended his association with the group. He cited the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche as a deep influence.

Cavallo e Trovatore, 1969

Etching
11 4/5 × 10 in
30 × 25.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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