Lot 10
  • 10

Amedeo Modigliani

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 EUR
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Description

  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • Jeune homme debout de face, inspired by l'Adolescent au gilet rouge de C├ęzanne
  • signed Modigliani (lower right) ; stamped DE P.A. and numbered 3,63 (lower left) 
  • ink on paper
  • 27 x 21.3 cm ; 10 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.

Provenance

Dr Paul Alexandre, Paris (acquired from the artist)
Thence by descent

Exhibited

Venice, Palazzo Grassi; London, The Royal Academy of Arts (travelling exhibition also passing through Cologne, Madrid, Bruges, Tokyo, Luxembourg, New York, Montreal & Rouen), Modigliani inconnu : Dessins de la Collection Paul Alexandre, 1993-96, no. 305

Literature

Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Paris, 1993, no. 305, illustrated pl. 380, p. 393
Osvaldo Patani, Amedeo Modigliani, Catalogo Generale, Disegni 1906-1920 con i disegni provenienti dalla collezione Paul Alexandre (1906-1914), Milan, 1994, no. 698, illustrated p. 331

Condition

Executed on very thin wove paper, not laid down, floating in the mount, fixed in the upper corners. There is a slight waviness to the sheet and some faint humidity stains in the upper corners relating to a previous mount. Apart from some small patches of mild time staining near the upper right corner and some scattered media marks inherent to the artistic process, this work is in very good original condition.
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