La jolie epiciere by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 66 Nº 365 Nº 256 YES 35/1918 Nº 269 YES ?
Date 1918? (Pfannstiel 1915 - Lanthemann 1919)
Title La belle épicière - The beautiful vendor - Thebeautiful grocer woman - La servante de Cagnes - The maid of Cagnes - La Jolie épicière
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 100 x 65.1 cm? (Parisot 99 x 65)
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right and the text "EPIC" top center
Actual Location Private Collection? (Nahmad Collection?)
Provenance -?-
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Paul Guillaume, Paris
Madame Walter, Paris (inheritance from Guillaume)
Bourdon Collection, Paris

Sale: Hotel Drouot, Paris - Sale Bourdon Collection/ Expert Guy Loudmer, - 25 /March/1990 - Lot 36
Sold: 10.930.500 USD
Alain Delon Collection

Sale: Sotheby's, New Yorl - Sale 6769 - 8/November/1995 - Lot 60
Sold: 6.000.000 USD
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Nahmad Collection?

In process

Bibliography -?-
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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. 17
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1932, pl. 5
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1936-XIV, pl. 6
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milan, 1950, pl. 24
Raynal, Modigliani, Skira, Genève 1951, pl. 6
San Lazzaro, Modigliani peintures, Les Éditions du Chêne, Paris, 1953, p. 5
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 66 - title La belle épicière- dated 1915
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Zurich, 1958, pl. 57
Roy , Modigliani, Skira, Lausanne, 1958, p. 62
Gindertael, Shop libre diffusion, 1967, pl. 15
Menisli d'Arte, Fratelli Fabri ed. Milano, 1967
Ponente, Modigliani, Ed. Toray, Barcelona, 1969 - nº 70
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 365 - title La belle épicière, la servante de Cagnes - dated 1919
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 256 - title The Beautiful vendor - dated 1918
Hubbard, Modigliani and the painters of Montparnasse, Lamplight Publ. New York, 1975, pl. 15, p. 25
Mann, Modigliani, Thames and Hudson, London, 1980, p. 186
Hall, Modigliani, Phaidon, Oxford, 1984 - nº 42
Roy, Modigliani, Nathan, Paris, 1985, p. 119
Castieau-Barrielle, La vie et l'oeuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Editions ACR, Paris, 1987, p. 201
Orion Press, Tokyo, 1989 - nº 55
Schmalenbach, Amedeo Modigliani, Prestel, Munich, 1990
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 35/1918 - title La belle épicière - dated 1918
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 269 - title La bella droghiera - dated 1918
Kruszynski. Amedeo Modigliani: Portraits and Nudes. Munich, 1996, p. 79
Monti a cura de R. Chiappini, Catalogue Amedeo Modigliani, Lugano, Skira, 1999, pp. 128-129 - nº 62
Krystof, Amedeo Modigliani: The Poetry of Seeing, Taschen, Cologne,1996, 2000, p. 86
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 - nº 76, p. 160
Fraquelli, Modigliani and His Models. Exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts. London, 2006, pp. 124-125 - nº 39 - title Jeanne Hébuterne sitting - dated 1918
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007
Ireson/ Lewis, Modigliani, London, Tate Gallery, 2017


In process

Exhibitions -?-
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Paris, la grande peinture contemporaine à la collection Paul Guillaume, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, 1929
Venezia, Mostra retrospettiva di Modigliani – Curated by Lionello Venturi - Biennale di Venezia , Sala XII degli Appels d'Italie, 1930
Paris, Modigliani retrospective, Marcel Bernheim (Galerie Bernheim-Jeune), 1931 - Nº 21 as Jeune fille au travail ?
Paris, Art Modern Itailene, Musée National d'Art Moderne, 1950
London, Tate Gallery, 1950
Paris, Les Plaisirs de la Campagne, Galerie Charpentier - nº 5
Bern, Modigliani, Campigli, Sironi, Kunsthalle, 1955
Paris, Depuis Bonnard, Musée National d'Art Moderne, 1957 - nº 136
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - nº 35
Düsseldorf, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, 1991 - nº 87
Zurich, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunsthaus, 1991 - nº 87
Lugano, Amedeo Modigliani, Museo d'Arte Moderna, 1999 - nº 62
New York, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 - nº 76
Toronto, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2004 - 2005
Washington D.C., Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Phillips Collection, 2005
Rome, Modigliani, Complesso del Vittoriano, 2006
London, Modigliani and his models, Royal Academy of Arts, 2006
London, Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 2017

In process

Other
Nº 198 in D' Atri papers -as La Jolie epiciere - dated 1916 - 17 - painted in Paris- 99 x 65 - Provenance in Paul Guillaume Gallery, Paris

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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 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 ears are full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...

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The painting framed at London, Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 2017:

The painting framed atLondon, Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 2017

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The painting in Venezia, Mostra retrospettiva di Modigliani – Curated by Lionello Venturi - Biennale di Venezia , Sala XII degli Appels d'Italie, 1930

The painting in Venezia, Mostra retrospettiva di Modigliani – Curated by Lionello Venturi - Biennale di Venezia , Sala XII degli Appels d'Italie, 1930


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