Beatrice Hastings seated  by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 56 Nº 86 Nº 80 YES 21/1915 Nº 81 NO ?
Date 1915
Title Beatrice Hastings
Materials Oil on cardboard (Ceroni - Pfannstiel- Parisot: oil on canvas)
Size 73.5 x 49.5 cm (Pfannstiel 51 x 33 Ceroni 50 x 56, Parisot: 70 x 52)
Signature: Signed "modigliani / 1915" bottom center
Actual Location Private Collection?
Provenance
  • -?-
    Paul Guillaume Collection, Paris
    Private Collection, Paris
    M. Scalvini Collection, Milan
    Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London (acquired from the above in March, 1960)
    Private Collection, Texas (acquired from the above in Sept, 1960)

    Auction : Christie's, New York - 11/ November/1997 - Sale 8772 / Lot 143
    Estimate: 3.000.000 - 4.000.00 USD
    - Sold : 2.642.500 USD
  • Lot Condition Report:
  • Varnished. Examined under ultra-violet light. A number of small retouches, as follows: to the impasto at left-center of picture; at the bottom right corner and along the bottom edge; in the left corner approximately 4 in. (1 0.1 cm.) from the bottom;
    and several scattered spots along the left and top edges. T he colors in the catalogue illustration are too red overall; the background is more brick-red in the original. Subject to the foregoing, it is our opinion that this work appears to be in generally good condition.
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    NOTE NOT INCLUDED IN AUCTION CATALOGUE:
    Marc Restellini informed the auction that he was not going to include this work in his CR in preparation because even if the work was original it was heavily restored and lost originality.


    Private Collection?

Bibliography -?-
Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 9 - nº 1
San Lazzaro, Modigliani peintures, Les Éditions du Chêne, Paris, 1947, p. 6
Ballo, Italian painters from Futurism to Present day, Rome 1956, p. 33
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 56 ( incorrect signature position, medium and size, as "Young girl on a chair, Mme. Hastings" - unfinished)
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 nº 37
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 86
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 80
Castieau-Barrielle, La vie et l'oeuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Editions ACR, Paris, 1987, p. 121
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 nº 21/1915
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 81
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

in process

Exhibitions -?-
Bruxelles, Modigliani. Palais des beaux-arts, 1950
Amsterdam, Modigliani, Stedelijk Museum, 1950
Milano, Galeria Annunciata, 1957
Dallas, Texas Collects 20th Century Art, Museum for Contemporary Arts, 1963, nº 28
Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts, Loan 1989-1997

in process

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