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CHRISTIAN PARISOT > CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ (S):

 

  • This can be a hard task. many publications, addendums and paintings added by press or exhibitions, even conferences so I will try to update it quite often (much more presented, but my time is limited...) by the moment, 64 works.

    His publication from 1991 (+- $400 ) is printed by the Guastalla brothers, the owners of the Modigliani House in Livorno, so it can be a really hard work to place it online.

    ( I will attend ONLY oil works to remain in a safer area).

    This is based in :

    1. 1991 - Modigliani, Catalogue Raisonné Tome II. by Christian Parisot
      Editions Graphis Arte 1991, edited by Giorgio and Guido Guastalla.
      Among the collaborators are:
      - Sylvie Buisson
      - Fulvio Venturi
      - Guido & Giorgio Guastalla

    2. Various Auction appraisals.

    3. Press conferences.

    4. Exhibitions in Italy, France, Spain, England, etc.


      The total number of works is: UNKNOWN (maybe he can give it but I'm unable)

      So to not live eternally doing recollections of his work I will limit myself to add the works he includes as new (yes maybe they are also in Lanthemann or even the rest) but this is only to show some of the highlights of his work.

      By the way Christian if you read this and want to change any possible mistake or add something, just contact me (you know how).


ONE OF HIS EXPERTISES.


PLEASE NOTE:

I DO NOT SAY THAT ANY OF THESE ARTWORKS ARE FAKES OR ORIGINALS, I JUST SHOW THEM AS AN EXAMPLE OF HIS INVESTIGATIONS, WORKS, AND DISCOVERIES.

I AM NOT AUTHORIZED TO DO THIS KIND OF APPRECIATION.

I have no idea why he decided to not include this work.

This is a RECOPILLATION of Works he accepts (not included by Ceroni) and published in his books or exhibits, (sorry for the lack of information, but is what I have).


PLEASE NOTE: WHEN I SAY "FIRST TIME I SAW IT" IT MEANS THAT, I DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO HIS FILES SO THE FIRST TIME I SAW THAT WORK WAS IN AN EXHIBIT, PUBLICATION, ETC. PROBABLY IT WAS PRESENTED PREVIOUSLY IN OTHER CATALOGUE OR WHO KNOWS, I JUST RECALL MY EXPERIENCE.


IT CAN NOT BE USED AS A RELIABLE SOURCE BECAUSE OF THE MANY MISTAKES IT PRESENTS AS FOR INSTANCE:

Nº 3/1913 = CARIATIDE / 81 X 46 CM. / OIL ON CANVAS / TRABOULSI COLL. FRANCE / PFANNSTIEL Nº 27, CERONI Nº 37, BLA BLA BLA...

THE REALITY:

STANDING CARIATIDE BY AMEDEO MODIGLIANI
PFANNSTIEL Nº 27
Cariatide
1913
Oil on cardboard
82 x 46 cm
A. Verdiram. Coll., Milano

ACTUALLY IN AICHI PREFECTURAL MUSEUM JAPAN
OIL / CANVAS ON PANEL
SIZE IS: 87.5 X 67
CERONI Nº 37
Standing cariatide
1913
Oil on canvas
81 x 45 cm
P.C. London, UK.

Correct size is: 80 x 45.5 cm.
Rastellini say it's 81,5 x 45 cm.

THIS IS THE IMAGE VISIBLE UNDER THE REFERENCE 3/1913 IN PARISOT CATALOGUE RAISONNE

OK YES, THEY LOOK SIMILAR, BUT THIS IS ABSOLUTELLY INACCEPTABLE IN A CATALOGUE "RAISONNE".

IT CAN'T BE A PRINTING MISTAKE SINCE Nº 36 IN CERONI IS THE SAME ARTWORK THAN Nº 27 IN PFANNSTIEL
AND Nº 1/1913 IN PARISOT BEARS THE PROVENANCE AND HISTORIQUE FILES OF Nº 27 IN PFANNSTIEL
BUT NO MENTION O THE PRESENCE IN THE CATALOGUE RAISONNE BY PFANNSTIEL AND Nº 528 IN LANTHEMANN

THIS LITTLE MISTAKE CREATE A TOTAL MESS WITH THE 4 WORKS ON THE SAME YEAR

ANOTHER ONE:

Beatrice Hastings by amedeo modigliani
Parisot entry:
10 / 1916
PORTRAIT OF BEATRICE HASTINGS

IN HIS TEXT:
Nature: Oil on canvas
Size: 65 x 46 cm.
Signature: Signé et daté en haut a gauche.
(signed and dated upper left)


dyslexic and didn´t read it well or the signature is in upper right side?
maybe another printing mystic mistake?

NICE EXAMPLE OF THE QUALITY:

Nº 12/1915 = RAYMOND / 37 X 29 CM. / OIL ON CANVAS / PRIVATE COLL. / PFANNSTIEL Nº 38, LANTHEMANN Nº 70 , CERONI Nº 56, BLA BLA...

THE REALITY:

young man (raymond Radiguet?) by amedeo Modigliani
Pfannstiel Nº 38
Young man (R. Radiguet?)
Illustrated in page 74
Not catalogued by Parisot
Raymond - Amedeo Modigliani
Lanthemann Nº 70
Raymond

Same image in Parisot Nº 12/1915
Raymond - Amedeo Modigliani
Ceroni Nº 56
Raymond

Same image in Parisot Nº 12/1915

parisot, lanthemann and ceroni, say the same, but is this mistake acceptable in a CATALOGUE "RAISONNE"???.

IT CAN'T BE A PRINTING MISTAKE SINCE pfannstiel Nº 38 is illustrated in the book
(one of the few with photo)
choose your option to explain the mistake:

1.- parisot haven´t seen the pfannstiel.
2.- he needs glasses.
3.- not a reliable work and the 2 previous.

THIS LITTLE MISTAKE CREATE A TOTAL MESS WITH THE other 4 raymond's known...

Now to the works he adds:

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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Modigliani La vita, Le opere
1889
Medea Tici
1-1889
Little Tuscan road
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Also in Patani as Nº 1
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1898
Allegory of life
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Auction house, France
1898
promenade at Livorno
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1900-1901
Young boy seated

Also in Patani as Nº 2
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Many exhibits
1900
Man with moustache
1-1902
Gorgone
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Modigliani La vita, Le opere
1902
Landscape
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Bari, Italy
1903
Lady with hat
1-1904
Mme. Micheli
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
Auction Feb 2012
In the auction files they inform of the photo authenticity certificate by the archives legales Paris-Roma
1904
Albertina Olfer

Also in Patani as Nº3
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Bari, Italy
1904
Albertina Olfer
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Bari, Italy
1904 ??
Pupil with a Picture Book
1-1905
Mme. Codorin
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Also in Patani as Nº 4
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Modigliani La vita, Le opere
1907
Lady Ida Sitwell
Added in
Various publications
ALSO IN Restellini FUTURE
1907
clown face

Paul Guilliaume collection
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Added in
various publications
1909-10
Adolphe Basler
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Modigliani La vita, Le opere
1909
Vera
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1911-12
Cariatide

UNDER IT:
XRAY show a portrait of a woman undated
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1914
Yong woman
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
From the files of the Institute
(T. C.-Barielle)
1912-13
Cariatide

Also in Patani as Nº 43
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1912-13
Cariatide
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Kunsthalle Bonn 2009
1912-13
Cariatide
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1915
Woman with white collar

Lanthemann Nº 80
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1914
Young man
2-1915
the couple
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
11-1915
Cubist portrait
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
UNDATED
Men head

Also in Patani as Nº 64?
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1915
Woman
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1915
Woman head

Llanthemann nº 57
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
From the files of the Institute
(T. C.-Barielle)
1915-16 ?
Marie Vassilieff
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
From the files of the Institute
(T. C.-Barielle)
1917 ?
Cheron

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hanka zborowska or testa di donna or woman head by amedeo modigliani
9-1916
Portrait of a girl
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
Christina
Ca. 1916
Oil on canvas
80 x 69 cm

Bonhams London 21-Jun-2004
Sale 11174-Lot 53
Sold for £1,546,650
With his expertise & Restellini

FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Many exhibits
1916
Young woman with white shirt or Simone Thiroux
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1917
Hanka Zborowska

Lanthemann Nº 203
Pfannstiel Nº 229
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10-1917
Jeanne Hébuterne
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
11-1917
Woman with blue eyes
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Lanthemann Nº 209
15-1917
Hanka Zborowska
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1917-18
Woman with black dress
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition in Brazil.
February 2012
1917
Young woman
46-1917
Great nude
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
48-1917
Madame Madou
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1918-1919
Anna
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1918
Lolotte
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1918-1919
Marie
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1918-1919
Brunette woman
8-1918
woman portrait
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1918
Woman in black

Lanthemann Nº 269
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1918 In coll. with Kisling
L' atelier

7-1918
young woman on the fringe
or
young woman with hair fringe
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Lanthemann Nº 265
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
many exhibits; incluiding:
-Kunsthalle Bonn 2009
1918
Nude, Céline Howard

On this painting:
“What Parisot’s doing isn’t art history,” Restellini says. “It destroys and deforms everything Modigliani did. Someone once approached me saying they had the archives of [Modigliani expert] Joseph Lanthemann. They offered the documents to me if I would authenticate a Modigliani that they owned. Parisot had already published it as authentic, but I had it tested and it’s clearly fake.” The painting, Nu couché, Restellini explains, shows traces of titanium, a paint additive foreign to Modigliani’s works. Asked to explain that discrepancy, Parisot labels the presence of titanium inconclusive, speculating that it could be in the painting’s varnish. “We tested multiple layers and found traces everywhere,” Restellini replies. “That painting is riddled with titanium. It’s not the varnish.
Marc Restellini dixit LINK >>
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29-1918
Madame Zborowska
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Lanthemann Nº 255
24-1918
Thora Klinckowström
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
38-1918
Woman with blue eyes
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

Lanthemann Nº 218
Restellini
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Press conference in Belgrade in September 2007, later in the hands of a war criminal.
1918
Portrait of a man
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.
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1918
Woman over blue background

Lanthemann Nº 254
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
many exhibits; incluiding:
-Kunsthalle Bonn 2009
1918?
Elvira
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Modigliani 1884-1920
C.C. La Caixa, Barcelona, Madrid. 1983
1918
Brunette woman

Lanthemann Nº 261
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani Jeanne Hébuterne tra Montmartre et Montparnasse. 2003, Italy
1919 in coll. with Jeanne Hébuterne
Casmir Hébuterne
Brunette woman

In Amedeo Modigliani. 1884-1920 by the Musée de art moderne de la Ville de Paris, March-June 1981.

Page 41
Dr. Suzy Delbourgo and Dr. Lola Faillant-Dumas from the research laboratories of the French museums explain under fake and attributions:

X-ray image shows a disordered image, the structure of the work is not constructed, the contours are out of placement opposite as modigliani , the line has been painted over the figure, the brush stoke is formed by long, plain and dull brush work in opposite to Modigliani brush work configured or round and perpendicular brush play
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FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani 2010-11 / Prague.
1918-1919
The school boy
5-1919
Jeanne Hébuterne
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
1-1919
Marevna
-
IN HIS CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition: Modigliani imagine de una vita.
-
-
Lanthemann Nº 208
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Portrait de Femme
circa 1918-1919
Oil on canvas
56 x 47.5 cm
Private Collection

Auction at:
Vente Cornette de Saint Cyr
18 December 2003, lot 9
Estimate:
2,500,000 - 3.000,000

RESULT: unsold

with parisot certificate.

Also restellini approval

FIRST TIME I SAW IT:
Exhibition:
Musee montmartre
-
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More to come...

- His catalogue raisonné
- more information
- his methods of working
- Commercial stuff
- Expertised works
- DRAWINGS
-OILS
- bibliography
- news on Parisot

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