1941 Print General's Illness Baseball Mitt Glove Giorgio de Chirico Plaza XAF2


This is an original 1941 halftone print titled, "The General's Illness," originally painted between 1914 and 1915. Shown in the image is what appears to be a baseball mitt and target.

Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) was a pre-Surrealist and Surrealist painter born in Volos, Greece. He founded the art movement, Scuola Metafisica, and is known for his metaphysical and dreamlike images. De Chirico won much praise for his works, and is remembered for his early paintings from 1909 to 1919.


This 70+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.25 inches; 15 x 21 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by de Chirico, Giorgio . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: square, architecture, game, game ball, sport

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