ELVIRA NUDE TORSO BY AMEDEO MODIGLIANI
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 334 Nº 324 Nº 271 YES ? Nº 284 ? ?
Date 1918 ? (experts say 1919)
Title Elvira loose shirt -Bust of Elvira nude- Bust of young brunette
Materials Oil on canvas?
Size 65.5 x 46.3 cm ?
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right ?
Actual Location Unknown location
Provenance -?-
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Léopold Zborowski, Paris ?
Lunia Czechowska Coll., Paris
Tetzen- Lynd Coll., Copenhagen ?
Besmard Coll., Bucarest?
Bignou Coll., Paris
From Alex Reid & Lefevre Ltd, London
McNeill Reid Coll., Glasgow or London? (1929?)


In process

Bibliography -?-


Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, pp. 52-53
Douglas, Artist Quarter, Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1941
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 334 (dated 1919)
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 271 (dated 1918)
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 324 (dated 1918)
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 301 (dated 1919)

In process

Exhibitions -?-
?
Brussels, Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition. Palais des beaux-arts, 1933 - nº 70
Basel, Amedeo Modigliani, Kunsthalle, 1934 - nº 61
London, The Tragic Painters, The Lefevre Gallery, 1938 - nº 4 ( this work? size wrong? in catalogue: 21 1/2 x 14 3/4 = 53.3 x 37.4 - signed top left - dated 1917)

In process

Other Nº 70 in D' Atri papers, as Elvire - 65.5 x 47 - dated 1919 - Provenance in Czechowska > Tetzen-Lynd> Besmard > Reid 1928
Repeated
Nº 323 in D' Atri papers, as Torse de fille brune ( Elvira) - 65 x 47 - dated 1919 - Provenance in Czechowska > Bignou > Reid


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I have never seen this painting live or in a good quality color reproduction

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There is a very similar painting with the opposite sitter dated in the same period by Restellini that seems to be the same painting with just a
different face, in this case Jeanne Hebuterne:

J. Hebuterne aux epaules Nues amedeo modigliani
Jeanne Hebuterne aux epaules nues
dated by Restellini in 1919




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