Still Life with Vases, Bottles etc. on a Table | Natura Morta di Vasi, Bottiglie ecc. su un Tavolo

Giorgio Morandi

Still Life with Vases, Bottles etc. on a Table | Natura Morta di Vasi, Bottiglie ecc. su un Tavolo

1929

Etching on Chine Appliqué

25 x 35 cm. / 9.8 x 13.8 in

62

Gilden's Art Gallery

London, London

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$12,000 - $35,000

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GIORGIO MORANDI 1890-1964
Bologna 1890-1964 (Italian) 

Title: Still Life with Vases, Bottles etc. on a Table | Natura Morta di Vasi, Bottiglie ecc. su un Tavolo, ca. 1929

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching on Chine Appliqué and Wove Paper

Paper size: 25 x 35 cm. / 9.8 x 13.8 in. 
Image size: 14.5 x 20 cm. / 5.7 x 7.9 in. 

Additional Information: This original etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Morandi" at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 62, at the lower left margin.
It was printed in a limited edition of 62 signed and numbered impressions and published by Calcografia Nazionale, Rome.
This is the first state (of two) before the addition of the number.

Note: Giorgio Morandi is one of the greatest Still Life artists of the 20th century. With exhaustive attention to tone, light, and compositional balance, he repeatedly depicted bottles, vases and objects from his studio in Bologna. Also, a professor of engraving and etching at Bologna Academy 1930-56, he was a master of the technique of engraving. He realised 133 etchings in his lifetime. 

Literature: Vitali, L. (1989). L'opera Grafica di Giorgio Morandi. Turin: Einaudi.
Reference: Vitali 67 

Condition: Good condition. Pale surface dirt around the image. The signature and numbering lightly inscribed.