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works actually in unknown location or lost:


- All this works are actually in Unknown location, some are in the main catalogues and others are just in one or two, some of them do not figure in anyone.

As the rest of the page this is an on going project so I will update it quite often, in case you reader have information on them, feel free to contact me to add it.
(SOME CAN BE SEEN AT MODERN EXHIBITS, SO PROBABLY THEY ARE NOT REALLY LOST, JUST A LITTLE FORGOTTEN...)
Now to the mysterious side of art:


PLEASE NOTE:

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

I AM NOT AUTHORIZED TO DO THIS KIND OF APPRECIATION.


I just present them as result of the investigations I do using as source publications in Modigliani, sale catalogues, etc. etc.
I have no idea why they remain lost or at unknown location.

From: "Exposition retrospective Modigliani" 6-25 june 1931
Galerie Marcel Bernheim - / 35 Rue la boetie, Paris.
Illustrated in Catalogue in p.4

Portrait de femme?
1918?
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In same exhibit and actually lost or in unknown location:
     
Portrait of Graveur Gorvel
1914
Jeune homme
1917
In the same exhibit are:
2 fillete en bleu
3 portrait de femme
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From:
Kunsthalle Basel - 7 Jan-4 February, 1934
(sorry no photo)
Portrait Mme. Lederlin
Nº 73 a in the exhibit
92 x 60 cm.
Private collection, Zurich
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From: Modigliani par Jean Cocteau (published in 1950)
Publisher Fernand Hazan, Paris.

as Nº 16 "la servante"
Private collection, Paris.
As nº 10 "Fillette a la blouse blanche"
Private collection, Paris.

This work named as: Girl in a white Blouse as from 1915, entered the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) as part of a the Josephine F. Ford Estate in 2006, actually is not in their Database
WOMAN WITH WHITE BLOUSE OR FEMME AU CORSAGE BLANC BY AMEDEO MODIGLIANI
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RECTO: Jean Cocteau / Oil on wood
VERSO: Self portrait / Oil on wood
(RARE IS LIKE THE PORTRAIT DONE IN 1919)

This two works were published in the newspapers in the 50's saying they were found in Kisling's old atelier (previously used by Modigliani) in rue Joseph Bara and ended in the hands of a Spanish painter named Emilio Ribas.
Actually in unknow location.
There is another Cocteau, I have no data on the work, only a picture:

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Modigliani's palette
Last time saw in Pfannstiel, Parisot presents another and recently a french auction house sold another...
Quite rare to see that it's signed.

Alberto d'Altri ( a french art critic and connosieur in Modigliani)
tried to sell it to Henry Pearlman in 1953.

here is a color shot so I guess it's just hidden somewhere:

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From: Arte Moderna italiana Nº8 - a cura di Giovanni Scheiwiller
Ulrico Hoepli editore. Milano, 1935.
Testa di donna
1917
Alex, Reid & Lefevre, London
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From: Arte Moderna italiana Nº8 - a cura di Giovanni Scheiwiller
Ulrico Hoepli editore. Milano, 1935.
The white neck
No more data
also in Ceroni as Nº 206 and in Lanthemann.
Ceroni: Woman head with a necklace, 1917.
Oil on canvas 55 x 38 cm. Private collection, Paris.
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From: Arte Moderna italiana Nº8 - a cura di Giovanni Scheiwiller
Ulrico Hoepli editore. Milano, 1935.
Young girl loose hair
1916
formerly in Paul Gilliaume coll.
also in Ceroni as Nº 73 and Lanthemann.
Ceroni: Woman head loose hair, 1915.
Oil on canvas 55 x 46 cm. as lost.
Parisot Published it (42,5 x 32,5 cm) as in private collection, Verona, Italy.
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From: Arte Moderna italiana Nº8 - a cura di Giovanni Scheiwiller
Ulrico Hoepli editore. Milano, 1935.
La Frange
1917
formerly in Paul Gilliaume coll.

Also found:

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From: Modigliani, by Pierre Descargues.
Les Maitres, Braun & Cie, France 1951.
Tete de Femme
Nº 51
55 x 38 cm.
Photo Bernheim-Jeune

Restellini has published and expertized a very similar work (as from 1917) with no mention to the present work. LINK >>
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From: Modigliani, by Pierre Descargues.
Les Maitres, Braun & Cie, France 1951.
Tete de Femme
Nº 52
35 x 26 cm.
Photo Bernheim-Jeune

Also Found:
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From: Modigliani, by Pierre Descargues.
Les Maitres, Braun & Cie, France 1951.
Portrait
Nº 35
62 x 38 cm.
Photo Bernheim-Jeune

I have seen it somewhere in color (it´s a blond woman with black dress) so I guess it's not so lost, just ignored...
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Presented at: The tragic Painters / Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd. London , June 1938

Marthe
Nº 10
15 5/8 x 13 In.
39.6 x 33 cm.
As from 1918

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There is a Mademoiselle Marthe in a private collection in France or Bruxelles, but can't be the same since this one is:
Mademoiselle Marthe: 70 x 43 cm.
Nº 3289 in Jacques Seligmann & Co. records (Smithsonian archives of american art)
(works unsold and returned to Alex. Reid & Lefevre, London).

Nº 38 in Cent Tableaux de Modigliani / Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1958.
As from 1916-1917 - Coll. Henri Belien- Bruxelles in 19580

Found: National Galerie Berlin (i

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Presented at: Cent Tableaux de Modigliani / Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1958.



Russian Girl in fur cap
Nº 2
78 x 46 cm.
As from 1906
Private Collection, Bruxelles

Esposizione di ritratti dal 1800 al 1900, Turin, Galleria Il faro, May 1933, reproduced opposite p. 48.
At that time the painting was owned by the Galleria Milano, Milan.

Portrait d' homme
Nº 1
72 x 60 cm.
As from 1905-06
Private Collection
Unfinished portrait
Nº 5
100 x 81 cm.
As from 1909
Private Collection
Young woman with hat
Nº 8
56 x 55 cm.
As from 1910
Private Collection
and at least 22 more...
Note: images come from the catalogue but are almost impossible to identify, some of them are actually located, other no idea

Nu couche
Nº 97
116 x 73 cm.
As from 1919
Private Collection, Zurich

Another found, No idea where it is:
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