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Property of a Private British Collector

Amedeo Modigliani

Tête de face avec collier

Auction Closed

March 3, 05:01 PM GMT


250,000 - 350,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property of a Private British Collector

Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Tête de face avec collier 

stamped with the collector's mark and bears the number 24,9 (lower left)

black crayon on paper

42.9 by 26.3cm., 16⅞ by 10⅜in.

Framed: 62.5 by 51cm., 24⅝ by 20⅛in.

Executed circa 1911-14.

Paul Alexandre, Paris (acquired from the artist)

Noël Alexandre, France (by descent from the above)

Richard Nathanson, London (probably acquired from the above)

Private Collection, UK (acquired from the above in 2005)

Trinity House Paintings (acquired from the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Noël Alexandre, The Unknown Modigliani, Drawings from the Collection of Paul Alexandre, New York, 1993, no. 115, fig. 221, illustrated in colour p. 275
Venice, Palazzo Grassi; Rouen, Musée des Beaux-Arts; Montreal, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal (& travelling), Modigliani inconnu: Dessins de la Collection Paul Alexandre, 1993, no. 115, illustrated in colour in the catalogue