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Amedeo Modigliani

Tête de Paul Alexandre de trois quart

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 EUR

Property from the Collection of Dr. Paul Alexandre | Provenant de la Collection du Dr. Paul Alexandre

Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani

Tête de Paul Alexandre de trois quart

Tête de Paul Alexandre de trois quart

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 EUR

Lot sold:

226,800

EUR

Property from the Collection of Dr. Paul Alexandre

Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Tête de Paul Alexandre de trois quart


stamped Dr PA and numbered 4.06 (lower right)

black crayon on paper

27 x 19,8 cm; 10⅝ x 7¾ in.

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Provenant de la Collection du Dr. Paul Alexandre

Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Tête de Paul Alexandre de trois quart


porte le cachet Dr PA et le numéro 4.06 (en bas à droite)

crayon noir sur papier

27 x 19,8 cm; 10⅝ x 7¾ in.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, hinged to the mount in two points along the upper edge with tape and floating in its mount. The right edge is deckled as the sheet has been removed from a notebook. The upper and lower left corners are rounded. There are two pinholes towards the centre of the upper edge. There are a few diagonal creases towards the upper left corner and a few flattened creases in places, notably towards the lower part of the left edge. There are glue remnants along the upper edge on the verso, visible by transparency on the recto. There are a few handling marks in places. The sheet is light stained with some minor foxing in places. This work is in overall very 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. 413, illustrated no. 335 p. 421

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Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Bruxelles, 1993, no. 413, reproduit no. 335 p. 421

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

New York, Jewish Museum, Modigliani unmasked, 2017-18

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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

New York, Jewish Museum, Modigliani unmasked, 2017-18