Medium: Etching. Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt. In 1947 a photograph of the painting was sent to Tate that shows an inscription on the reverse of the frame detailing the painting’s title in Italian (‘Natura morta’) and the year it was made (see Alley 1981, p.540). Subscribe to galleryIntell to get latest news and updates. Terms of Use Online Viewing Rooms. All rights reserved. See our Privacy Policy for more information about cookies. The title 'Natura Morta' and date 1946 are inscribed on the back of a photograph sent to the Trustees in 1947, when the gift was being considered. Private collection, Rome, by 1977. ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Rome | Italy View NATURA MORTA (1946) By Giorgio Morandi; watercolor on paper; 20x28 cm; Signed; . A still life with a pitcher, some boxes and a garlic-shaped bottle is what often comes to mind when thinking of the artist. Direct naar uw waardering. Perhaps I work too fast? The oil paint was then applied in thin layers, wet on wet, with lively brushstrokes. 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You will notice strong resemblance in palette and the relationship between the foreground and the background schemes. {{$parent.$parent.validationModel['duplicate']}}, 1-{{getCurrentCount()}} out of {{getTotalCount()}}. View NATURA MORTA (1946) By Giorgio Morandi; watercolor on paper; 20x28 cm; Signed; . Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (Letter of 7 July 1953). Morandi was born in Bologna, where he studied between 1907 and 1913. What is even more interesting, yet perhaps not often mentioned, is the influence of the early Renaissance artists like Masaccio and Pierro della Francesca on Morandi’s still lives. Prov: Studio d'Arte Palma, Rome (purchased from the artist 1947) Firma e data in lastra in basso a sinistra: Morandi 1946; firma a matita sul margine in basso a destra: Morandi, in basso a sinistra tiratura: 40/65. Recommended . Like in the Masaccio fresco, Morandi shows a tight cluster of [figurative] objects painted in subdued hues against an almost-monochromatic background. However, his fondness for the earthy colours of his native Bologna helps to anchor such works in the artist's own life and surroundings. In a letter dated 7 July 1953 the artist wrote that there were ‘several variants of the present work and the same objects also appear in other pictures’ (quoted in Alley 1981, p.540). Nov 24, 2020 - Nov 25, 2020, White Cube, London (Mason's Yard) The oil paint was then applied in thin layers, wet on wet, with lively brushstrokes. Although he has often been envisioned as a solitary and reserved figure, his personal isolation should not be confused with artistic unawareness. Repr: Lamberto Vitali, Giorgio Morandi Pittore (Milan 1965), pl.168; Studio International, CLXXXVIII, 1974, p.171. St. James's | London | UK What elevates his work to a higher plane is the remarkable intensity of his observation. Bibliografia Lamberto Vitali, L'opera grafica di Giorgio Morandi, Giulio Einaudi Editore, Torino, 1964, n. 113; Michele Cordaro, Morandi incisioni. Born in Bologna in 1890, Giorgio Morandi spent most of his life with his mother and three sisters in an apartment on via Fondazza, where he occupied an austere room used as both a bedroom and studio. Perhaps we all work too fast these days?”. Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946. Natura Morta Giorgio Morandi ... Natura Morta Giorgio Morandi 1953. Total Sold Value $6,406,460 Giorgio Morandi is often regarded as one of the few Italian Modernists untouched by the forceful and transformative artistic movements pioneered by his contemporaries like Gino Severini, Umberto Boccioni, Luigi Rossolo, and others, who focused their practice on inventing a new visual language to capture and depict modern society’s new fast pace of innovation and development. Cypria Auctions ‘Still Life’ was created in 1946 by Giorgio Morandi in Magic Realism style. In 2006 organiseerde het MoMA in New York een tentoonstelling van zijn etsen en tekeningen. "Natura morta", 1946. Morandi kept a supply of vases, bottles and jars in his studio, which he used as models for many of his still life paintings in a variety of arrangements. © by MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd Lamberto Vitali, Giorgio Morandi: Pittore, Milan 1965, reproduced pl.168.Lamberto Vitali, Morandi: Catalogo Generale 1913–47, Milan 1977, reproduced no.514.Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery’s Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, London 1981, p.540, reproduced p.540. 4049). View upcoming auction estimates and receive personalized email alerts for the artists you follow. The two examples below are from 1969 and you can clearly see some of the shared approaches in the treatment of space. Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt. Morandi is beroemd om zijn stillevens. Painted in 1946 . (33 x 52.5 cm.) Exh: Modern Italian Art, Tate Gallery, June-July 1954 (not in catalogue) Through repeated studies of the same items, Morandi creates a sense of timelessness. Lit: Lamberto Vitali, Morandi: Catalogo Generale 1913-47 (Milan 1977), No.514, n.p. Paolo Uccello 1397 - 1475. De belangstelling voor zijn oeuvre is dus nog springlevend. 1. Natura morta Giorgio Morandi 1946. Dec 16, 2020, Sworders