e i tuoi strumenti di visita, vivi Brera a occhi aperti! (55 x 61 cm. Giorgio Morandi (July 20, 1890 – June 18, 1964) was an Italian painter and printmaker who specialized in still life.His paintings are noted for their tonal subtlety in depicting apparently simple subjects, which were limited mainly to vases, bottles, bowls, flowers and landscapes. 39, p. 74 (illustrated, n.p.) 44, p. 407 (illustrated, p. 110)Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Morandi: Exposición antológica, June 1 - September 5, 1999, no. “There is nothing…more abstract than reality” – Giorgio Morandi An exceptionally rare work by Giorgio Morandi, Natura Morta invites us into the ethereal microcosm of the artist’s famous table top still-lifes. Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946. 20121 Milano, © 2020 Pinacoteca di Brera. Natura morta, 1949. Painted in 1930, the present work is among the largest still-life paintings in the artist’s oeuvre and was the largest of only five created that year. While his modulation of paint in some instances captures the appearance of three-dimensional vessels, the knife placed at the foreground and the slender bottle at the upper right become soft and silhouette-like, blurring like shadows into the background. Quando Napoleone immaginò il Louvre d‘Italia. Natura morta , 1951. Nel frattempo, Vitali acquistava per la sua raccolta alcune splendide opere a olio, che si datano nell’arco di circa trent’anni e che segnano alcuni dei passaggi fondamentali della carriera di Morandi: dai primi dipinti ispirati alla maniera di Cézanne (Paesaggio, 1911), alle opere metafisiche e a quelle che Morandi espose insieme al gruppo di Valori Plastici negli anni venti (Fiori, 1918; Natura morta, 1920) fino allo splendido e rarefatto Paesaggio del 1941, che secondo le parole di Vitali fu “risolto in una sola seduta ma di certo meditato a lungo”. Natura Morta Giorgio Morandi 1953. Artwork page for ‘Still Life’, Giorgio Morandi, 1946 on display at Tate Modern. The painting depicts Morandi’s iconic repertoire of opaque vases, jugs, bottles, cans, knives and boxes, masterfully rendered in an array of subtle earthy hues and dramatically orchestrated across the width of the table. L’anno successivo, i due si incontrarono a Venezia, dove Morandi esponeva nei saloni della Biennale e dove Vitali acquistò la sua prima opera, Fiori, dipinta nel 1918. For centuries relegated to the sphere of imitation or the symbolism of vanitas, the subject matter had become favored by modern artists as means of exploring questions of perception. Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. Via Brera, 28 - 20121 Milano GIORGIO MORANDI (1890-1964) 'Natura Morta (Still Life)', 1929 (oil on canvas) I n the hands of a lesser artist, Morandi's restricted choice of subject matter could give rise to a series of boring repetitive images. During the same decade, he began to exhibit nationally, where he found initial success with collectors and critics alike. In this work, the objects lose their domestic purpose, becoming sculptural objects. While the present work is then a figurative image borne from reality, it is also an abstracted and highly atmospheric image that appeals to the viewer’s senses in a manner indebted to 18th century still-life master Jean Siméon Chardin. (38.4 x 50.8 cm) Classification: Prints. Da quel momento, il rapporto fra i due divenne via via più intenso, fondato certo sulla predilezione estetica e critica dello studioso/collezionista ma anche su un profondo e reciproco affetto. Paolo Uccello 1397 - 1475. Felice Casorati 1883 - 1963. When Morandi painted the present work he had been pursuing the still-life genre for nearly two decades. Deliberately allowing for his brushwork to remain visible, Morandi here weaves a dense composition that achieves the rare feat of suggesting both flatness and depth. Paul Cezanne 1839 - 1906. Scarica l'immagine ad alta risoluzione TITOLO Natura morta AUTORE Giorgio Morandi DATA 1920 MATERIA E TECNICA Olio su Tela TECNICA OPERA Olio su Tela DIMENSIONI cm 60,5 × 66,5 INVENTARIO 7442 SALA XV FIRMA Morandi 1920 Opera esposta Donazione Morandi’s still-lifes also gained a palpable emotional density in the 1930s, as can be seen in the dynamic constellation and intense lighting in the present work which imbues the microcosm of his tabletop with elusive tensions. Find more prominent pieces of still life at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. Homage to the square 20 Apr - 26 Jun 2015 A contemplative picture filled with latent drama, Natura Morta is typical for the overarching multivalence inherent to Morandi’s practice.Throughout his over five-decade long career, Morandi embraced the still-life as the means to pursue a meditation of art in and of itself. Duchess Marguerite Caetani di Sermoneta, Rome Thence by descent to Donna Lelia Caetani Howard, RomeGifted by the above to the father of the present owners in the late 1970s, and thence by descent, Venice, XXXIII Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Mostra Retrospettiva di Giorgio Morandi, June 18 – October 16, 1966, no. (24.4 x 31.8 cm) 15 1/8 x 20 in. 259 Bologna, Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio, L'Opera di Giorgio Morandi, October 30 - December 15, 1966, no. A veritable modern master of the still life, he instead sought to convey the feelings and images aroused by the visual world through an emphasis on form, space, color and light. He kept a supply of vases, bottles and jars in his studio to use in his still life paintings. Having experimented with the movements of Cubism, Futurism, and, most notably, the Pittura Metafisica (Metaphysical Art) pioneered by Giorgio de Chirico and Carlo Carrà in the 1910s, and had been developing his mature, more naturalistic style since 1920.