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AMEDEO MODIGLIANI | FIGURE DE CLOWN À LA PARADE, SUR UN FOND DE DRAPERIE AVEC GLANDS

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

FOUR DRAWINGS BY AMEDEO MODIGLIANI FROM THE DR. PAUL ALEXANDRE COLLECTION (LOTS 119-122) | QUATRE DESSINS D'AMEDEO MODIGLIANI PROVENANT DE LA COLLECTION DU DOCTEUR PAUL ALEXANDRE (LOTS 119-122)

AMEDEO MODIGLIANI | FIGURE DE CLOWN À LA PARADE, SUR UN FOND DE DRAPERIE AVEC GLANDS

AMEDEO MODIGLIANI | FIGURE DE CLOWN À LA PARADE, SUR UN FOND DE DRAPERIE AVEC GLANDS

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

FOUR DRAWINGS BY AMEDEO MODIGLIANI FROM THE DR. PAUL ALEXANDRE COLLECTION (LOTS 119-122)

AMEDEO MODIGLIANI

1884 - 1920

FIGURE DE CLOWN À LA PARADE, SUR UN FOND DE DRAPERIE AVEC GLANDS


stamped Dr PA and numbered 3.47 (lower left)

pencil on paper

44 x 27 cm; 17¼ x 10⅝ in.

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QUATRE DESSINS D'AMEDEO MODIGLIANI PROVENANT DE LA COLLECTION DU DOCTEUR PAUL ALEXANDRE (LOTS 119-122)

AMEDEO MODIGLIANI

1884 - 1920

FIGURE DE CLOWN À LA PARADE, SUR UN FOND DE DRAPERIE AVEC GLANDS


porte le cachet Dr PA et numéroté 3.47 (en bas à gauche)

crayon sur papier

44 x 27 cm; 17¼ x 10⅝ in.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, hinged at the upper right and left corners with Japan paper strips and floating in its mount. The left edge is perforated with associated nicks as the sheet has been removed from a sketchbook. There is a crease running diagonally across the uppert right corner. There are a few nicks with associated small paper losses along the lower edge. There is an area with webs of flattened creases towards the lower right corner. There are some studio marks and light stains in the lower right quadrant. The sheet is slightly light stained, most predominately along the lower edge. This work is in overall good condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Dr. Paul Alexandre, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)

Thence by descent to the present owner

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Dr. Paul Alexandre, Paris (acquis directement auprès de l'artiste)

Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel

Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Brussels, 1993, no. 29, illustrated no. 76 p. 169

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Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Bruxelles, 1993, no. 29, reproduit no. 76 p. 169

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, illustrated in the catalogue

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Venise, Palazzo Grassi; Londres, The Royal Academy of Arts (exposition itinérante passant aussi par Cologne, Madrid, Bruges, Tokyo, Luxembourg, New York, Montréal & Rouen), Modigliani inconnu : Dessins de la Collection Paul Alexandre, 1993-1996, reproduit dans le catalogue