Picasso by Amedeo Modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 64 Nº 670 Nº 86 YES 10/1915 Nº 89 YES YES
Date 1915 ?
Title Picasso portrait
Materials Oil on cardboard (Pfannstiel: canvas - Ceroni : canvas - Restellini in 1999 Canvas - in 2002 papier marouflé - Parisot. canvas - Christie's: Oil on paper laid down on card, canvas backed)
Size 34.2 x 26.3 cm (Pfannstiel 34 x 26 - Ceroni 35 x 27 - Restellini 34.2 x 26.5)
Signature: "modigliani"bottom right - Text "Savoir" center right - Text "Picasso" top center (in central low area there is another text unreadable?)
Actual Location Private Collection, Moscow?
Provenance -?-
Girard Coll. , Paris (1958?)
Galerie Moos, Geneve (1972?)

Sale Christie's - Sale 5089 - Impressionist & Modern Paintings & Watercolours - London|29 November 1993 - Lot 18
Estimate GBP 450,000 - GBP 550,000 - Sold: GBP 551,500

Galerie Schmidt, Paris
Private Collection, Moscow?

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Bibliography -?-
Jedlicka, Modigliani, E. Rentsch, Zürich, 1953 , pl. 10
T. Soby, Modigliani, Museum of Modern art, New York, catalogue exp. 1954, p. 22
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 64
Modigliani J. , Modigliani: Man and Myth, Orion Press, New York, 1958
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 51
Roy , Modigliani, Skira, Lausanne, 1958, p. 36
Modigliani J. , Modigliani sans légende, Gruend, Paris, 1961 pl. 31
Werner, Amedeo Modigliani, Cercle d'art, Paris,1968, p. 97
Diehl, Modigliani, Ed. Flamarion, Paris, 1969, p. 51
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 670
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1972 - nº 86
Robert, Dictionnaire universal de la peinture, Vol. 4, p. 49
Mann, Modigliani, Thames and Hudson, London, 1980 p. 93
Musée de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Modigliani exib. cat., 1981, p. 116 - nº 27
Modigliani J. Racconta Modigliani, Paris, 1984 p. 86
Roy, Modigliani, Nathan, Paris, 1985 p. 41
Catalogue Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, nov. 1985 - nº 15 ?
Castieau-Barrielle, La vie et l'oeuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Editions ACR, Paris, 1987 p. 100
Parisot, Modigliani, Livorno, 1988 p. 85
Buisson,La scuola di Parigi e Modigliani, Paris, 1989, p. 104
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 10/1915
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 89
Martigny, Modigliani, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, 1990 pp. 110-111- nº 38
Schmalenbach, Amedeo Modigliani, Prestel, Munich, 1990 p. 68, pl. 20 - nº 25
Monti a cura de R. Chiappini, Catalogue Amedeo Modigliani, Lugano, Skira, 1999
Krystof, Amedeo Modigliani: The Poetry of Seeing, Taschen, Cologne, 2000 p. 43
Decrooq-Restellini, L'Ange au visage grave, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 2002 pp. 210-211
Wayne, Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse, Abrams-Albright-knox gallery, 2002 , p. 35
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005 p. 52
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007



In process

Exhibitions -?-

Bruxelles, Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition. Palais des beaux-arts, 1933 - nº 10
Basel, Amedeo Modigliani, Kunsthalle, 1934 - nº 3
Bern, Modigliani, Campigli, Sironi, Kunsthalle, 1955 - nº 6
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - nº 20
Milano, Mostra di Amedeo Modigliani, Curated by Franco Russoli, 1958 - nº 13
Roma, Modigliani, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna,  1959, - nº 8 
London- Edinburgh, Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 1963 - nº 8
Liege, Modigliani exhibition. Musée Saint Georges, 1980- nº 28
Paris, Modigliani, Musée de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1981 - nº 27
Martigny, Modigliani, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, 1990 - nº 38
Düsseldorf, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, 1991- nº 20
Zurich, Amedeo Modigliani: Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Kunsthaus, 1991- nº 20
Lugano, Amedeo Modigliani, Museo d’Arte Moderna, 1995 - nº 15
Paris, Modigliani: l'ange au visage grave, Musée du Luxembourg, 2002 - nº 33
Milano, Modigliani: l'ange au visage grave, Palazzo Reale, 2003 - nº 33
London, Modigliani and his models, Royal Academy of Arts, 2006 - nº 6
Moscow, Meeting Modigliani, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, 2007
Rovereto, Modigliani scultore, MART, 2010- 2011
London - Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 2017 ?

In process

Other There is a large number of drawings of Picasso but there is no sketch for this particular compostion.

The images avaliable are stange in the color changes, a restoration or cleaning of the work would not affect so trongly the blue color and the white are near savoir text, the cardboard should be white in origin.
color changes in picasso portrait by modigliani
The painting framed at Mart Rovereto exhibit:
picasso portrait framed
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