man in orange background  by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 255 Nº 385 Nº 273 YES 44/1918 Nº 286 YES ?
Date 1918?
Title Seated man in front of an orange background - Man sitting, orange background - Max Jacob?
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 100 x 64.8 cm
Signature: Unsigned
Actual Location Private Collection
Provenance -?-
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Leopold Zborowski, Paris
Netter Collection, Paris

Sale: Christie's - London, 20/June/ 2006 - Sale 7243 - Lot 137
Estimated: 2.000.000 - 3.000.000 GBP - Sold: 3.648.000 GBP

Private Collection?

In process

Bibliography -?-
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Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 40 - reproduced in p. 120
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milano, 1936-XIV, p. 27
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Milan, 1950, p. 27
Cocteau, Modigliani, Paris et Feldafing, 1952 & 1954, pl. 6
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 255 - titled man against an orange background - dated 1918
Scheiwiller, Arte Moderna Italiana nº 8 Amedeo Modigliani, U. Hoepli Ed. Zurich, 1958
Modigliani J. , Modigliani: Man and Myth, Orion Press, New York, 1958
Modigliani J. , Modigliani senza leggenda, Vallecchi Editore, Firenze, 1958
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 111
Modigliani J. , Modigliani sans légende, Gruend, Paris, 1961 - nº 49
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 385 - titled Seated man / Max Jacob ? - dated 1919
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 273 - titled Seated man - dated 1918
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 287 - titled Seated man against an orange background - dated 1918
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 44/1918 - titled Seated man against an orange background - dated 1918
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005, p. 153
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

In process

Exhibitions -?-
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Zurich, Italienische Maler, Kunsthaus, 1925 - nº 102
Venezia, Mostra retrospettiva di Modigliani – Curated by Lionello Venturi - Biennale di Venezia , Sala XII degli Appels d'Italie, 1930
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Chiba, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, 1997 - nº 5
Osaka, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Kintetsu Museum of Art, 1997
Yamagata, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Museum of Art, 1997
Niigata,Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Museum of Art, 1997
Miyazaki, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Museum of Art, November, 1997
Kitakyushu, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Municipal Museum, 1997- 1998 and
Tokyo, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-1920, Daimaru Museum of Art, 1998
New York, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005
Toronto, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2004 - 2005
Washington D.C., Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Phillips Collection, 2005

In process

Other
Not in D' Atri papers ?

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This painting presents holes in the 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 ears are full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...
It is interesting to point that this painting was in the familiar life of Restellini and it seems that he did not noted the presence of both ears and the details they have.

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

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

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