The Philosopher (Triptych) by Giorgio de Chirico

A human figure in the centre with symbolical objects (oil on canvas) and two figures in each of the side panels (pastel and chalk).


Oil on canvas & pastel
Centre: 87 x 114 cm; left: 62 x 47 cm; right: 63 x 49 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Sir Michael Sadler through The Art Fund

One of nineteen gifts to fifteen museums by Sir Michael Sadler through the Art Fund between 1921 and 1942.

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