Lot 11
  • 11

Amedeo Modigliani

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 EUR
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Description

  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • Femme trap├ęziste de profil gauche
  • stamped DE P.A. and numbered 3,41 (lower left) 
  • purple pencil on paper
  • 42.5 x 26.3 cm ; 16 3/4 x 10 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. 25

Literature

Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Paris, 1993, no. 25, illustrated pl. 66, p. 164
Osvaldo Patani, Amedeo Modigliani, Catalogo Generale, Disegni 1906-1920 con i disegni provenienti dalla collezione Paul Alexandre (1906-1914), Milan, 1994, no. 702, illustrated p. 332

Condition

Executed on thin white wove paper, not laid down, floating in the mount, fixed at the upper corners. The right edge is deckled. There is a pencil sketch on the reverse of the sheet. There is some minor creasing notably in the upper left and very few scattered tiny spots of foxing. Otherwise this work is in very good original condition.
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