Beatrice Hastings
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
NO Nº 95 Nº 77 YES YES Nº 78 YES ?
Date 1915
Title Beatrice Hastings half figure
Materials Oil on cardboard (Ceroni oil on paper)
Size 69 x 49 cm ? (1958 exhib. 70 x 49)
Signature: Signed "modigliani" in low right
Actual Location Mazzotta Collection, Milano?
  • -?-

    Paul Guillaume, Paris
    Private Collection or Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Milano?
    Probably Galleria d'Arte Moderna Bolonia, Italia. ???

    in process
Bibliography -?-

Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 38
Gindertael, Modigliani e Montparnasse, Milan, 1969, p, 39
Ponente, Modigliani, Ed. Toray, Barcelona, 1969 - nº 16
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 95
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 77
Hubbard, Modigliani and the painters of Montparnasse, Lamplight Publ. New York, 1975, p. 23, pl. 13
Patani, Modigliani. Dipinti e disegni. Incontri Italiani 1900-1920, Mazzotta, 1984
Castieau-Barrielle, La vie et l'oeuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Editions ACR, Paris, 1987, p. 124
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 78
Patani, Amadeo Modigliani, catalogo generale, disegni, 1906-1920, Leonardo Editore, Milano, 1994
Krystof, Amedeo Modigliani: The Poetry of Seeing, Taschen, Cologne, 2000 (as study for a portrait of Beatrice Hastings), p. 52
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

in process

Exhibitions -?-

Roma, Modigliani, VII Quadriennale, Palazzo delle Exposizioni, 1955-56
Monaco, 1957
Milano, Mostra di Amedeo Modigliani, Palazzo Reale, Curated by Franco Russoli, 1958 - nº 14
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - ?? (with doubts about the presence of this painting)
Roma, Modigliani, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, 1959 - nº 9
Frankfurt, Amedeo Modigliani, Steinernes Haus, 1963 - nº 11
Edinburgh, Modigliani, Royal Scottish Academy, 1963 - nº 6
London, Modigliani, Tate Gallery, 1963 - nº 6
Tokyo, Modigliani, Grand Magazin Seibu, 1968 - nº 15
Kyoto,Modigliani, National Museum of Art , 1968
Barcelona, Modigliani, Centro Cultural de la Caixa de pensiones,Curated by Christian Parisot, 1983 - nº 19
Madrid, Modigliani, Sala de exposiciones la caja de pensiones, Curated by Christian Parisot, 1983 - nº 19
Verona, Incontri Italiani, Galleria dello Scudo, 1984 - nº 29
Torino, Incontri Italiani, Palazzo Reale, 1985

in process

Other Probably nº 87 in Pfannstiel?


Nº 274 in D' Atri papers as portrait unfinished of Beatrice Hastings seated size 51 x 33 - dated 1915 and provenance in Paul Guillaume in 1929





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


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


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 even if just a part is full in details, as detailed as the eyes or the hair...


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