Description

    AMEDEO MODIGLIANI (Italian, 1884-1920)
    Portrait de Kisling (double-sided portrait), 1916
    Ink and black and blue pencils on music paper
    6-3/4 x 5-1/4 inches (17.1 x 13.3 cm)
    Signed lower right

    PROVENANCE:
    Mauro C. Falaschi, Udine, Italy
    Mauricio Kuri Slim, Mexico City, Mexico
    Private collection, Texas

    EXHIBITED:
    Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice, Italy, Modigliani in Venice, between Leghorn and Paris, 2005 (traveling to Castello di San Michele, Cagliari, Italy, 2005)
    Hotel Belvedere San Leucio, Caserta, Italy, Modigliani: A Life, A Story, 2008
    Scuderie Aldobrandini, Frascati, Italy, Modigliani: Images of a Life, 2008
    Avvocatura dello Stato, Rome, Italy, Modigliani, Simone Thiroux: A Secret Love, 2009
    Museo Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Milan, Italy, Modigliani: A Secret Story, 2009

    LITERATURE:
    Castello San Michele, Modigliani in Venice, between Leghorn and Paris, exhibition catalogue, Sassari, Italy, 2005
    Modigliani Institut Archives Légales, Paris-Rome, Modigliani: A Life, A Story, exhibition catalogue, edition Carte Segrete, 2008
    Modigliani Institut Archives Légales, Paris-Rome, Modigliani: Images of a Life, exhibition catalogue, edition Carte Segrete, 2008
    Avvocatura dello Stato, Modigliani, Simone Thiroux: A Secret Love, exhibition catalogue, Rome, 2009, p. 80
    Museo Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Modigliani: A Secret Story, exhibition catalogue, Milan, 2009
    C. Parisot, Amedeo Modigliani: Catalogue Raisonné, Volume V, Florence, Italy, 2012, no. 195U/16, p. 220.

    NOTE:
    This lot is one of several designs from the Cahier de Musique which Modigliani made for the "Lyre et Palette" exhibition in Montparnasse, November 19-December 5, 1916 (published in Les Soirées de Paris, 1916). This group show also featured works by Moïse Kisling and Pablo Picasso.


    Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Light handling creases. Hinged to mat on the top and bottom edges with non-archival tape. Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 15.25 X 13 Inches

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