Giorgio Morandi, ‘Paesaggio - Casa a Grizzana’, 1927, Il Ponte

40 x 29 cm (sheet)
26.1 x 20 cm (plate)

Signature: Signed and dated 1927 lower right. Numbered es. 12/50 lower left

L. Vitali L'opera grafica di Giorgio Morandi Torino, Giulio Einaudi Editore, 1964-1969, n. 32 ill.

About Giorgio Morandi

Painter and printmaker Giorgio Morandi established his eminent reputation on subtle, tonal still lifes of everyday household objects. Deliberately painting the unremarkable, such as bottles, nondescript vases, and small pots, Morandi centered his practice on intense concentration and compositional balance. “I am essentially a painter of the kind of still life composition that communicates a sense of tranquility and privacy, moods which I have always valued above all else,” he once said. Before defining his signature style, Morandi drew heavily from Carlo Carrà and Pittura Metafisica.

Italian, 1890-1964, Bologna, Italy

Group Shows

2014
Galleria de' Foscherari, 
Bologna,
2012
Partners & Mucciaccia, 
Singapore,
From Picasso to the New Roman School, the never ending cult of beauty in contemporary art
2011
Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano, 
Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy,
L'Unità dell'Arte Italiana nella Diversità delle Regioni - Regioni e Testimonianze d'Italia

Fair History on Artsy

2018
Galleria Tega at Frieze Masters 2018
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