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Bibliography

This section presents a listing of the principal publications on Giorgio de Chirico, with no claim to completeness, ordered in general catalogues and exhibition catalogues (1970 onwards), and a list of monographs and essays.*
For a more complete bibliography, as well as for exhibitions, please consult the following publications:
Giorgio de Chirico. 1888-1978 (II volume), exhibition catalogue edited by P. Vivarelli, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna (11 November 1981 – 3 January 1982), De Luca Editore, Rome 1981, pp. 55-124.
Giorgio de Chirico. La Fabrique des rêvesexhibition catalogue edited by J. Munck, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (13 February – 24 May 2009), ed PARIS Museés, Paris 2009, pp. 338-349.
Giorgio de Chirico: The Father of Italian Metaphysical Art, edited by P. W. Lauf, UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, 1990.
Giorgio de Chirico. L’enigma velato, edited by C. Crescentini, Edizioni Erreciemme, Rome 2009, pp. 221-233.
For the study of de Chirico’s first period, the following publications remain indispensable:
The Early Chirico, edited by J. Thrall Soby, New York, Dodd Mead & Co., 1941.
Giorgio de Chirico, edited by J. Thrall Soby, ed. The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1955.
L’opera completa di de Chirico, 1908-1924, edited by M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Classici Rizzoli, Milan 1985.
Giorgio de Chirico, exhibition catalogue edited by W. Rubin, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1982.
For de Chirico’s work of the 1920s and 1930s the following exhibition catalogues are indispensable:
De Chirico. Gli Anni Venti, edited by M. Di Carlo and M. Simonetti, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti and Galleria dello Scudo, Verona (14 December 1986 – 31 January 1987); Milan, Palazzo Reale  (7 March – 18 April 1987), exhibition catalogue edited by M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Mazzotta Editore, Milan 1986.
De Chirico. Gli Anni Trenta, edited by M. Di Carlo and M. Simonetti, Galleria dello Scudo – Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona (13 December 1998 – 28 February 1999), exhibition catalouge edited by M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Mazzotta, Milan, 1998.
As well as:
De Chirico. Gli Anni Trenta, edited by M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Skira, Milan 1995.
* Please note that the presence on this list in no way implies an automatic endorsement of authenticity, on behalf of Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, regarding the attribution to Giorgio de Chirico of works on show in the exhibitions listed, reproduced in the relative catalogues or included as illustrations within an author’s essay published therein.