Jeanne Hébuterne seated  - the wife of the artist - the red dress -  by amedeo modigliani
Image courtesy of the Norton Simon Art Foundation 
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 303 Nº 355 Nº 219 YES 2/1918 Nº 228 ? ?
Date 1918 ?
Title Jeanne seated with the arm resting on the back of the chair- Jeanne Hébuterne seated- Jeanne seated - The artist's wife - Jeanne H'ebuterne - The red dress - Thew wife of the Artist
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 101 x 65.7 cm ( Pfannstiel, Ceroni, Patani 100 x 65)
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right
Actual Location Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA ( Inv. Nº M.1975.13.2.P)
Provenance -?-
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Leopold Zborowski., Paris
Bing et Cie. Galerie, Paris (1925)
Marcel Bernheim Collection, Paris ? ( Pfannstiel indicates this provenance)
Paul Guillaume, Paris (before 1929)
De Hauke & Co., New York (1929)
Lucien Demotte, New York (1931)
Bernard J. Reis Collection, New York (1935 - 1965)
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York (acquired from above 1965)
Norton Simon Collection, Los Angeles (1965 to 1970)
Lucille Simon Collection, Los Angeles (divorce settlement 1970 to 1975)
Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York (stock no. 6478)

Norton Simon Art Foundation
(Acquired from above 14 August 1975)

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA ( Inv. Nº M.1975.13.2.P)


In process

Bibliography -?-
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Galerie Bing & Cie, Exhibition Catalogue, Paris 1925
George, Modigliani, lamour de lart, Paris, 1925, p. 386
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1927, pl. 7
Scheiwiller, Editions des Chroniques du jour, Paris, 1928, pl. 5
Waldemar, La grande peinture contemporaine a la collection Paul Guillaume, Paris, 1929
Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 50
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1932, pl. 17
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1936-XIV, pl. 19
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milan, 1942, pl. 19
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milan, 1950, pl. 30
T. Soby, Modigliani: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture. Exh. cat., The Cleveland Museum of Art, New York, 1951, p. 52 - titled the wife of the artist (Jeanne Hébuterne) - dated 1918
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 325 title Mme. Hebuterne - dated 1918
Roy , Modigliani, Skira, Lausanne, 1958, p. 110
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 155
Modigliani J. , Modigliani: Man and Myth, Orion Press, New York, 1958, pl. 56
Modigliani J. , Modigliani senza leggenda, Vallecchi Editore, Firenze, 1958
Modigliani J. , Modigliani sans légende, Gruend, Paris, 1961 - nº 56
Gindertael, Shop libre diffusion, 1967, p. 54, pl.2 8
Ponente, Modigliani, Ed. Toray, Barcelona, 1969 - nº 59
Geza, Modigliani, Budapest, Corvina Kiadó, 1969 - nº 50
Diehl, Modigliani, Ed. Flamarion, Paris, 1969, p. 76
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 238 - dated 1918 - nº 219 - title Hébuterne seated arm resting on back of the chair - dated 1918
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 355 - title Mme. Hébuterne resting in a chair - dated 1919
Hubbard, Modigliani and the painters of Montparnasse, Lamplight Publ. New York, 1975, p. 38, pl. 28 title Jeanne. Hébuterne seated in a chair - dated 1918-1919
Modigliani J. Racconta Modigliani, Ed. Graphis. 1984, p. 129
Roy, Modigliani, Nathan, Paris, 1985, p. 128
Millan del Pozo, Modigliani Inédito, Ed. Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1989, p. 100
Schmalenbach, Amedeo Modigliani, Prestel, Munich, 1990, p. 130 - nº 78 - Kat. 62 - titled Jeanne Hébuterne - the wife of the artist - dated 1918
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 228 - title Jeanne Hébuterne seated in a chair with the arm resting on the back- dated 1918
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 2/1918 title Portrait of Jeanne Hebuterne - dated 1918
Kruszynski. Amedeo Modigliani: Portraits and Nudes. Munich, 1996, p. 74
Krystof, Amedeo Modigliani: The Poetry of Seeing, Taschen, Cologne,1996, 2000, p. 78 - titled Jeanne Hébuterne - the wife of the artist - dated 1918
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007
Bezur, Campos, Centeno, Duvernois, Josenhans, Londero, Gonçalves, Rizzuto, Schwarz, The Modigliani Technical Research Styudy, Modigliani’s late portraits, The burlington Magazine, London, May 2018, p. 406, pl. 11

In process

Exhibitions -?-
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Paris, Modigliani, Galerie Bing et Cie, 1925
Paris, la grande peinture contemporaine à la collection Paul Guillaume, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, 1929?
Chicago, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, Arts Club of Chicago, 1929
New York, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920, De Hauke & Co. Inc., 1929 - nº 31 - titled The red dress
New York, Amedeo Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Demotte, Inc., 1931
Los Angeles, Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills. 1947
Cleveland, Modigliani - Soutine Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1951
New York, Modigliani - Soutine Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, 1951
Rome, Arte Italiana del XX Secolo da Collexioni Americane, Galleria nazionale d'Arte Moderna, 1960
Milano, Arte Italiana del XX Secolo da Collexioni Americane, Palazzo Reale, 1960
Boston. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, 1961 - nº 36, p. 20
Los Angeles. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum, 1961 - nº 36, p. 20
Düsseldorf, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, 1991 - nº 78
Zurich, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunsthaus, 1991 - nº 78

In process

Other
Nº 221 in D' Atri papers - titled Portrait of jeanne Hébuterne - size 100 x 65 - dated Nice 1918 - provenance in Bernheim 1928
and repeated as nº 179 - La robe Rouge - 100 x 65 - 1916 - Col. Lucien Demotte, New York 1931

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This painting presents holes in the 4 corners

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Detail of signature in visible normal light:

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

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The painting framed at Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena in 2017:

The painting framed at Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena in 2017

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The painting at Modigliani, Galerie Bing et Cie, 1925:

Modigliani, Galerie Bing et Cie, 1925


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