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Filippo de Pisis (1896-1956)
Beach Scene, ca. 1930
Oil on canvas
29 x 36 in. (73.7 x 91.4 cm)
Gift of Thomas C. Adler, 1955.775
2002 Artists Right Society (ARS), SIAE, Rome

Signed lower right: " _ [?] Pisis"

A marine still life with two large objects, possibly driftwood, on the beach in the center foreground. The sky is marked with blue and gray clouds.

Alternate Titles:
Marine Still Life


Until at least October 1931:   Filippo de Pisis [1]
1938:   (René Gimpel [1881-1944], Paris, sold to)
1938-1955:   Thomas C. Adler, Cincinnati, given to
1955-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum

[1] A label on the back of the painting identifies Beach Scene as one of three works the artist contributed to the exhibition Première Exposition de l'Association des Artistes Independants Ukrainiens avec concours des Artistes Français, Italiens, Belges, et du Group Ukrainien de Paris, Musée National Ukrainien à Léopol, September to October 1931, no. 89. Correspondence, October 20, 1987.

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