Constantin Brancusi

Portrait de femme (coiffée en turban)

signed C Branc (lower right)

oil and pencil on cardboard

25⅞ by 19 in.

65.8 by 48.4 cm.

Executed in 1914.

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Constantin Brancusi
Portrait de femme (coiffée en turban)

signed C Branc (lower right)

oil and pencil on cardboard

25⅞ by 19 in.

65.8 by 48.4 cm.

Executed in 1914.
Provenance

Dina Vierny, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)

Jean-Claude Bellier, Paris (acquired in the 1960s)

Luc Bellier, Paris (by descent from the above)

Carlo Ponti & Sophia Loren, Marino (between at least 1971 and the 1990s)

Finarte, Milan, 14 April 1992, lot 248

Private Collection, Italy (acquired at the above sale)

Sotheby's Paris, 21 April 2022, lot 32 (consigned by the above)

Acquried at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibition

Duisburg, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum der Stadt, Pariser Begegnungen 1904-1914 : Café du Dôme, Académie Matisse, Lehmbrucks Freundeskreis, 1965, no. 417, illustrated in the catalogue

Paris, Galerie Jean-Claude Bellier, Autour du cubisme, 1967, no. 1, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Portrait de Mlle Pogany)

Caserta, Palazzo Reale, La Collezione Ponti-Loren al Palazzo Reale di Caserta, 1984, illustrated in the catalogue p. 37

Literature

Marcello Venturi, "La casa e la collezione di Carlo Ponti e Sophia Loren," Bolaffiarte, Rome, vol. II, no. 12, Summer 1971, illustrated p. 50 (in a photograph of the collection in situ)