femme au ruban de velours - woman with velvet lace  by Amedeo Modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 196 Nº 103 Nº 63 YES 8/1915 Nº 67 YES YES
Date 1915
Title Woman with the velvet lace or ribbon- la femme au ruban de velours - Le liseré noir
Materials Oil on cardboard (Ceroni, Lanthemann, Parisot oil on canvas)
Size 54 x 45.5 cm (Ceroni, Parisot, Patani Ireson: 56 x 47)
Signature: Signed "modigliani" in low center left
Actual Location Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris (Inv. Nº RF 1960-45)
Provenance
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    Paul Guillaume , Paris
    Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, Donation Walter-Guillaume, 1957 / 1960(Inv. Nº RF 1960-45)


Bibliography -?-

Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p.32, nº 6 (not included in 1956 edition?)
Georges-Michel, Les Montparnos, Paris, 1929, p. 145
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 196 - dated in 1917 - with incorrect size and signature position
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 41
Modigliani J. , Modigliani sans légende, Gruend, Paris, 1961 nº 22
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani : dessins et sculptures ; avec suite du catalogue illustre des peintures, Edizioni del Milione, Milano, 1965 nº 9
Ponente, Modigliani, Ed. Toray, Barcelona, 1969 - nº 12
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 103
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 63
O. Patani, Amedeo Modigliani, catalogo generale: Dipinti, Milan, 1991 - nº 67
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 nº 33/1915
Castieau-Barrielle, La vie et l'oeuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Editions ACR, Paris, 1987, p. 138
Decrooq-Restellini, L'Ange au visage grave, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 2002 pp. 220-221
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007
Ireson, Fraquelli, Modigliani, London, Tate Modern, Skira Rizzoli, London, 2017, p. 87
Marini, Modigliani , Skira, France, 2008 - nº 25, p. 59

in process

Exhibitions -?-

Paris, Exposition de peinture moderne, Galerie Devambez, 1920 - nº 59
Paris, Modigliani, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, 1922 - nº 5 title Le liseré noir
Paris, la grande peinture contemporaine à la collection Paul Guillaume, Bernheim-jeune, 1929
London, Paintings by Modigliani, Storran Gallery
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - nº 26 as femme au ruban
Paris, Modigliani: l'ange au visage grave, Musée du Luxembourg, 2002 - nº 38
Villeneuve d'Ascq, L'oeil intérieur, LaM. Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, 2016
Budapest, Modigliani, Hungarian National Gallery, 2016
Helsinki, Modigliani, Ateneum Art Museum, 2016-2017
London, Modigliani, Tate Modern, 2017-2018

in process

Other
Nº 309 in D'Atri papers as Le liseré noir- dated 1917 - 54 x 45 cm - No provenance

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Signature of the painting:

signature

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Detail of the ears where the drawing is clearly visible and is painted in color

ears

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

marcrestellini

Translation:
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 ear is full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...

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There is a sketch for this work done in pencil in a private collection in Paris, sold in NY Parke-B in 1965


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Image of the painting at the LAM exhibit in 2016
femme au ruban de velours at lille exhibit in 2016
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