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Amedeo Modigliani

Tête de face

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT


160,000 - 200,000 GBP

Lot Details


Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Tête de face

stamped with the collector's mark and bears the number 25,4 (lower left)

black crayon on paper

42.9 by 27.2cm., 16⅞ by 10¾in.

Drawn in 1911-12. 

Paul Alexandre, Paris (acquired from the artist)
Noël Alexandre, France (inv. no. 25,4; by descent from the above)
Private Collection, France (by descent 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. 110, fig. 226, illustrated in colour p. 276 (titled Head, full-face; shading below chin)
Osvaldo Patani, Amedeo Modigliani, Catalogo Generale, Disegni 1906-1920, Milan, 1994, no. 812, illustrated p. 359 (titled Testa di fronte and as dating from 1910-11)
Modigliani Unmasked (exhibition catalogue), New York, The Jewish Museum, 2017, illustrated in colour p. 17 (titled Head)

Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Modigliani dalla collezione del dottor Paul Alexandre, 1993, no. 226