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Amedeo Modigliani

Visage de profil gauche dessiné deux fois

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

Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani

Visage de profil gauche dessiné deux fois

Visage de profil gauche dessiné deux fois

Property from the Dr. Paul Alexandre Collection

Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Visage de profil gauche dessiné deux fois


stamped Dr P.A and numbered 41 (towards lower left)

crayon on paper

43 x 27,6 cm; 16 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.

Executed in 1908.

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Provenant de la Collection du Docteur Paul Alexandre

Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Visage de profil gauche dessiné deux fois


porte le cachet Dr P.A et numéroté 41 (en bas vers la gauche)

crayon gras sur papier

43 x 27,6 cm; 16 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.

Exécuté en 1908.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the overmount in two points along the upper edge on the reverse and floating in its mount. The sheet is perforated along the left edge which is inherent to the support. There is some light staining mainly visible along the edges. There are a few tiny nicks most predominantly along the left edge. There are some studio and handling marks in places (as visible in the catalogue illustration). There is a diagonal crease stemming from the lower left corner (as visible in the catalogue illustration) as well as a few minute scattered creases. There are some horizontal lines of minor discoloration visible by transparency towards the lower part of the composition. This work is in overall very good condition.


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

Thence by descent to the present owner

Noël Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Brussels, 1993, no. 295, illustrated no. 401 p. 409

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