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Artist: Giorgio de Chirico, Italian, 1888–1978

The Torment of the Poet


Oil on canvas

52.7 × 41 cm (20 3/4 × 16 1/8 in.) framed: 71.28 × 59.37 × 4.76 cm (28 1/16 × 23 3/8 × 1 7/8 in.)
Gift of Kay Sage Tanguy
20th century

Jonathan Stuhlman and Stephen Robeson Miller, Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy, exh. cat. (Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Museum of Art, 2011), 26, fig. 11.

Christopher Green and Jens M. Daehner, Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Léger, Picabia, exh. cat. (Los Angelos: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011), 81, pl. 26, ill.

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