Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
NO Nº 259 NO YES ? NO ? ?
Date 1917-1918 ? (the museum dates 1917-1920)
Title Woman - Young woman with bangs - Bust of brunette - Jeune femme a la frange
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 60.3 x 46.4 cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right
Actual Location Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA (Inv. Nº 26.16)
Provenance -?-

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit (Inv. Nº 26.16)
Acquired for the museum in 1926 - City of Detroit Purchase

In process

Bibliography -?-

Bulletin of the DIA 12, 1, 1930, p. 9
Valentiner, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Modern French Painting. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts, 1931, probably p. 20, cat. 81
Exh. cat., Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920. Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, 1957 - nº 1
Exh. cat., Masterpieces of Art. North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1959, - nº 117
Exh. cat., Modigliani. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1961 - nº 20
Exh. cat., Modigliani. Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, 1968 - nº 36
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 259 as Jeune femme a la frange - dated 1918
Traditions: The Region/The World. Michigan Arttrain, 1981 - nº 37
"Family Art Game." DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News/Detroit Free Press, 1982, p. 26
Exh. cat., Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1989 - nº 86
Wagner, From Gaul to De Gaulle: An Outline of French Civilization. New York, 1989, p. xiv, pl. 40

In process

Exhibitions -?-

New York, Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920, De Hauke & Co. Inc., 1929 - nº 17 as Portrait of a lady
San Antonio, Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920. Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, 1957 - nº 1
Raleigh, Masterpieces of Art. North Carolina Museum of Art, 1959, - nº 117
Boston. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, 1961 - nº 20
Los Angeles. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum, 1961 - nº 20
Tokyo, Modigliani. Seibu Gallery, 1968 - nº 36

In process

Not in D'Atri papers


Detail of signature in visible normal light:



Detail of the ears where the drawing is clearly visible and is painted over the color (on top of the color)


Marc Restellini extract from a report by him will give a deeper comprehension of the private expert way of working:


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 even if just a part are full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...

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