woman with a coral necklace and bracelet by Amedeo Modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
NO Nº 284 Nº 237 YES ? Nº 249 YES ?
Date 1918
Title Woman with a coral necklace and bracelet - Worman with a red necklace - Seated woman - Woman in Blue with Red Necklace - Madeleine Verdou - Mme. Verdou - Mme. Berdou - Madeleine Verdon - Madeleine Verdoux - Woman with necklace - Woman seated with coral necklace - Woman with a coral necklace
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 92.5 x 65.3 cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right (double signature?)
Actual Location Private Collection (Nahmad Collection?)
Provenance -?-
?
Amedeo Modigliani /Leopold Zborowski?

Madeleine Berdou (or Verdue?), Paris (acquired from the artist)
Zamaron Collection, Paris
De Hauke & Co, New York
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York
Mary E. Johnston, Cincinnati (acquired from the above, 1944)
Private Collection (gift from above in 1967)

Cincinnati Art Museum ?
(Bequest of Mary E. Johnston ( Inv. nº 1976.1115)

Sale: Christie's New York - Sale 1514 - Lot 51 - 4 / May / 2005
Estimate: 4.000.000 - 6.000.000 USD - Sold: 4.608.000 USD

Pre-Lot Text
Property of the Cincinnati Art Museum sold by order of the Board of Trustees benefit the Acquisitions Fund

Private Collection / Nahmad Collection?

In process

Bibliography -?-
?

Cincinnati's Modern Art Collections, Cincinnati Pictorial Enquirer, 18 October 1953
Cincinnati's Greatest Modern Art Exhibition,  Cincinnati Pictorial Enquirer, 29 April 1956
Linn, Master's Model Found, Cincinnati Enquirer, 20 April 1959
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 284 - title Woman seated with coral necklace - dated 1918
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 237 - title Red necklace (Mme. Verdou) - dated 1918
Young, French Painting of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries,  Apollo, April 1971 
La Chronique des Arts,  Gazette des Beaux-Arts, February 1973
Recent Accessions American and Canadian Museums, July-September 1972,  Art Quarterly, Spring-Summer 1973
Lewino, Elle Magazine, August 1989
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 249 - title Woman with redl necklace (Madeleine Verdon) - dated 1918
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005, p. 151, pl. 67
Fraquelli, Modigliani and His Models. Exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts. London, 2006 - nº 46
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007
Restellini, Le silence éternel, Pinacotheque de Paris, 2008, p. 116 - undated - size 92.8 x 65.8 - title Woman with a coral necklace - Madeleine Verdou
Restellini, Modigliani et le primitivisme, The National Art Center, 2008 - n° 46 - dated 1918 - size 92.8 x 65.8 - title Woman with a coral necklace - Madeleine Verdoux

In process

Exhibitions -?-
?

New York, A Century of French painting, Exhibition organised for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, M. Knoedler & Co. Inc. New York , 1928 - title la femme au collier - nº 46 as from Zamaron Collection
New York, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920, De Hauke & Co. Inc., 1929 - nº 12 - title Woman in blue with red necklace - provannce in Knoedler & Co.
Chicago, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, Arts Club of Chicago, 1929
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 1939?
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, May-August 1941
Cincinnati, Third Biennial Exhibitions: Acquisitions of Modern Art Society Members, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1945
Cincinnati,  The Mary E. Johnston Collection,  Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1956 - nº 20
Cincinnati, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, The Contemporary Arts Center, 1959 - nº 27 (dated 1919)
Chicago, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, The Arts Club, 1959 - nº 27
Milwaukee, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, Milwaukee Art Center, 1959 - nº 27
Milano, Arte Italiana del XX secolo da Collezioni Americane,  Palazzo Reale, 1959
Roma, Arte Italiana del XX secolo da Collezioni Americane,  Galleria Nazionale d'Arte, 1959
Lexington, Paintings from the Mary E. Johnston Collection, Kuntucky University Art Gallery, 1961 - nº 8
Cincinnati, Cincinnati Collects, Contemporary Arts Center, 1961 - nº 39
New York, Cincinnati Collects, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., 1961 - nº 39
Ohio,Dedication, Gordon Keith Chalmers Memorial Library, Kenyon College,  1962.
Ohio, The Mary E. Johnston Collection, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts,  1965 - nº 21
Cincinnati, The Mary E. Johnston Collection, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1972 - nº 21
Tokyo, Modigliani exhibition, National Museum, 1985 - nº 101
Nagoya, Modigliani exhibition, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, 1985 - nº 101
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 - nº 67 (dated circa 1919)
London, Modigliani and his models, Royal Academy of Arts, 2006 - nº 46
Tokyo, Modigliani et le primitivisme, The National Art Center, 2008, curated by Marc Restellini - n° 46 (dated 1918 - size 92.8 x 65.8 - title Woman with a coral necklace - Madeleine Verdoux )
Osaka, Modigliani et le primitivisme, The National Museum of Art, 2008 - n° 46

South Korea, Amedeo Modigliani and Jeanne Hébuterne, Aram & Harmony Art Museum of Goyang, 2008, curated by Marc Restellini

In process

Other
Nº 168 in D'Atri papers as Woman in blue with red necklace - 92.5 x 65 - dated 1917 - provenance in Knoedler 1929

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This painting presents holes in the 4 corners

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Signature of the painting:

signature


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Detail of the ear where the drawing is clearly visible and is painted over the color (on top of the color)

ears

Curiosity:
Marc Restellini extract from a report by him will give a deeper comprehension of the private expert way of working:

marcrestellini

Translation:
The ears: When they are left exposed in female portraits (rare), they are not detailed. Even in the portraits of men, they are not the object of so much detail.

Exactly the opposite to this case, the ears are full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...

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