bust of paul alexandre by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 25 Nº 39 Nº 15 YES 1/1911 Nº 35 YES YES
Date 1911-12?
Title Portrait of Paul Alexandre, Alexandre with band, Bust of Paul Alexandre, Paul Alexandre Dandy
Materials Oil on Canvas
Size 92 x 60 cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" lower right
Actual Location Private Collection?
Provenance
  • Acquired to the artist by the sitter
    Alexandre descent

    Property from the collection of Paul Alexandre
    Sale Sotheby's 04-June-2014 - Paris Art Impressionnist et Moderne SalePF1406
    Estimate: 5.000.000 - 8.000.000 Euros - Sold: 13.537.500 Euros



Bibliography
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    Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 5 - nº 7
    Lipchitz, Amedeo Modigliani, 1884-1920, New York, 1954, illustrated pl. 4
    Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 25
    Roy , Modigliani, Skira, Lausanne, 1958, p. 33/a
    Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani: Peintre; Suivi des Souvenirs de Lunia Czechowska, Edizioni del Milione, 1958 - nº 23
    Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 39
    Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 31
    Roy, Modigliani, Paris, 1985, p. 33
    Castieu-Barrielle, La vie et l’œuvre de Amedeo Modigliani, Courbevoie, 1987, p. 54
    Schmalenbach, Amedeo Modigliani, Prestel, Munich, 1990 , p.59
    Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 35
    Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 1/1911
    Rubin , Le primitivisme dans l’art du 20e siècle, Les artistes modernes devant l’art tribal, vol. II, Paris, 1991, illustrated p. 356
    Alexandre, Modigliani inconnu, Témoignages, documents et dessins inédits de l'ancienne collection de Paul Alexandre, Paris, 1993, no. 331, illustrated p. 69
    Kruszynski, Amedeo Modigliani, Portraits and Nudes, Munich-New York, 1996, illustrated p. 11
    Decrooq-Restellini, L'Ange au visage grave, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 2002, p.27, pl.28
    Restellini, Le silence éternel, Pinacotheque de Paris, 2008, p. 30
    Soto Caba, Modigliani, the timeless face, Libsa, 2007

    In process

Exhibitions -?-
New York, Museum of Modern Art Modigliani-Soutine, 1950-51, n.n., titled Dr. Paul Alexandre (Dandy), dated 1911
Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Modigliani-Soutine, 1950-51, n.n., titled Dr. Paul Alexandre (Dandy), dated 1911
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Modigliani, 1990 - nº 17, titled Paul Alexandre, dated 1911-1912
Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen Amedeo Modigliani, Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, 1991 - nº 11, dated 1911/12
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Amedeo Modigliani, Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, 1991 - nº 11, dated 1911/12

In process
Other
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This painting presents holes in the 4 corners (2 of them covered by restoration)

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I mage of the Painting framed at the exhibition for the auction in 2014:
paul alexandre portrait for auction framed at 2018
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