gypsy woman with baby by amedeo modigliani
Image Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 328 bis Nº 242 Nº 246 YES YES Nº 258 YES YES
Date 1918 ? (Denver Museum dates in 1918)
Title Gypsy woman with baby - Bohemienne - Maternite - Portrait of woman - Bust of woman with sailor neck - Girl of the people (sailor collar)
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 60 x 45.4 cm (Tokyo exhibit, Patani 61.3 x 46.4)
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right
Actual Location Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA (Inv. Nº 1966.180)
Provenance -?-
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Leopold Zborowski., Paris
Georges Bernheim Collection, Paris
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( Dr. R. Rothlin, Basel, 1934?)
(Seligman?)
Theodore Schempp Collection, New York
Marion Hendrie Collection, New York (acquired 1944 - until 1966)

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA (Inv. Nº 1966.180)
The Charles Francis Hendrie Memorial Collection in 1966


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Bibliography -?-
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Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 51
Franchi, Modigliani, Arnaud, Firenze, 1947, pl. 46
T. Soby, Modigliani: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture. Exh. cat., The Cleveland Museum of Art, New York, 1951
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 328 BIS - title fille du peuple (au col marin) - dated 1919
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 242 - dated 1917
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 238 - dated 1918 - nº 246 - dated 1918
Ceroni & Cachin, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Modigliani, Paris, 1972 - nº 238 - dated 1918 - nº 246 - dated 1918
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 258 - dated 1918 - as bust of woman with sailor neck (gypsy)
Monti a cura de R. Chiappini, Catalogue Amedeo Modigliani, Lugano, Skira, 1999, p. 106 - nº 43
NOTE:
In the catalogue of paintings of the above exhibition, Decrooq the usual collaborator of Marc Restellini mixes the bibliography and the exhibition history of this work with another work,
instead of this work she gives the data of the woman with sailor collar at the met museum.
(6 bibliographic notes - 7 exhibition notess)
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Wayne, Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse, Abrams-Albright-knox gallery, New York, 2002, p. 106 - nº 29 - dated 1918 as portrait of a woman
Fraquelli, Modigliani, Fort Worth and Paris, in Burlington Magazine, nº 145, 2003, pp. 254-255
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 , p. 145, pl. 61 - dated 1918 as portrait of a woman
Parisot, Modigliani la vita le opere, Carte Segrete / Musée du Montparnase, 2006 - nº 30
NOTE:
In the catalogue of paintings above, Parisot copy some of the mistakes done by Decrooq the usual collaborator of Marc Restellini mixes the bibliography and the exhibition history of this work
with another work, instead of this work she gives the data of the woman with sailor collar at the met museum.
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Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

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Exhibitions -?-
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Cleveland, Modigliani - Soutine Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1951
New York, Modigliani - Soutine Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, 1951
Cincinnati, Collection of Marion Hendrie, The Contemporary Arts Center, 1954 - nº 25
Cincinnati, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, The Contemporary Arts Center, 1959 - nº 25
Chicago, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, The Arts Club, 1959
Milwaukee, Amedeo Modigliani: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, Milwaukee Art Center, 1959
Denver, Collection of Marion Hendrie, Denver Art Museum, 1966 - nº 26
Liege, Modigliani exhibition. Musée Saint Georges, 1980 - nº 18
Tokyo, Modigliani exhibition, National Museum, 1985 - nº 99
Nagoya, Modigliani exhibition, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, 1985 - nº 99
Lugano, Amedeo Modigliani, Museo d'Arte Moderna, 1999 - nº 43 (dated by Decrooq in 1918 but with all the bibliography and exhibitions wrong. mixed with another painting)
Buffalo NY, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Albright-Knox Gallery, 2002-2003 - nº 29
Fort Worth, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Kimbell art Museum, 2002-2003 - nº 29
Los Angeles, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002-2003 - nº 29
New York, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 - nº 61
Toronto, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2004 - 2005 - nº 61
Washington D.C., Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Phillips Collection, 2005 - nº 61
Rome, Modigliani, Complesso del Vittoriano, 2006
Madrid, Modigliani y su tiempo, Museo Nacional Thyssen Bornemisza, 2008

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Other
Probably Nº 90 in D' Atri papers - Jeune Fille - dated 1919 - Rothlin Collection, Basel 1934

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Detail of signature in visible normal light:

signature

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This painting presents holes in the 4 corners

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Detail of the ears 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 ear is full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...

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The painting presents a second signtaure probably from a previous painting, I have not seen infrared of this painting, but probably under the visible
painting could be another:
second signature



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There is a small portrait of face of the sitter:

gypsy amedeo modigliani-Gypsy Woman with Baby amedeo modigliani


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