Mme. Zborowska - La Zborowska en buste by amedeo modigliani
Image courtesy of Tate Gallery
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 260 Nº 334 NO YES ? NO ? ?
Date 1918
Title Madame Zborowska - Bust of la Zborowska -
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 64.5 x 46 cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right
Actual Location Tate Gallery, London, UK( Inv. Nº T03569)
Provenance -?-
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Leopold Zborowski., Paris
Netter Collection, Paris
Lepoutre Collection, Paris
Reid and Lefevre, London (by 1929)
Kessler Collection, London

Tate Gallery, London, UK( Inv. Nº T03569)
The Kessler Bequest, Tate Gallery, 1983


In process

Bibliography -?-
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Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 42
London, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, Alex. Reid & Lefevre Galleries, 1929 - nº 15
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 260 - title Portrait of Mme. Zborowska - dated 1918
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 334 - title Portrait of la Zborowska in bust - dated 1918
The Tate Gallery, Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986 
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007


In process

Exhibitions -?-
?

London, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, Alex. Reid & Lefevre Galleries, 1929 - nº 15
The Tate Gallery, Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986 
York, French Paintings from the Kessler Collection, York Art Gallery, May 1948
London, The Kessler Collection, Wildenstein Gallery, 1948 - nº 20
London, The Kessler Bequest, Tate Gallery, 1984 
Madrid, Modigliani y su tiempo, Museo Nacional Thyssen Bornemisza, 2008 - nº 72


In process

Other
Duplicated in D'Atri:
Nº 147 in D' Atri papers -as Mme. Anna Zborowska - dated 1918 - Paris - 65 x 46- Provenance in Zborowski > Netter1928 > Zborowski 1929 > Guillaume 1929
Nº 157 in D' Atri papers -as Mme. Anna "Szorowska" - dated 1918 - Nice - 65 x 46- Provenance in Zborowski > Netter > Lepoutre > Reid & Lefevre in 1929

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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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