la servante by Amedeo Modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 75 Nº 123 Nº 123 YES ? Nº 126 YES YES
Date 1916 ?
Title The young maid with stiped apron - la servante - la servante au tablier rayé - seated servant - Zofe
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 92 x 64.8 cm ?
Signature: Signed " modigliani " bottom center/right
Actual Location Private Collection?
Provenance -?-

Leopold Zborowski, Paris
Netter Collection, Paris
Bernard Dorival Collection, Paris
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York
Private Collection (acquired at Wildenstein 24/April/1979)
Sale: Christie's - TWENTIETH CENTURY ART - 19 November 1998 - New York, Park Avenue - Sale 9066 - Lot 342
Estimate: 3.500.000 - 4.500.000 USD - Sold: 3.082.500 USD

Lot Condition Report:
Glue lined. Varnished. Some craquelure to the following areas: in the black area on right side of canv as; to the figure's shirt; some fine cracks to hands. Examined under ultraviolet light.
Small losses with associated retouching as follows: several scattered to background at proper right of figure; a few specks scattered along left contour of figure; in background to upper
right and lower right corners; and a few to figure's shirt near right side of skirt. The colors in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate overall.

A photo-certificate from Marc Restellini of the Wildenstein Institute dated Paris, 10 September 1998 accompanies this painting
Terry & Jean De Gunzburg Collection, London.

In process

Bibliography -?-

Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 22
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 75
Modigliani J. , Modigliani: Man and Myth, Orion Press, New York, 1958 - nº 38
Modigliani J. , Modigliani senza leggenda, Vallecchi Editore, Firenze, 1958
Dalevze, Modigliani, figures, Lausanne, 1960, p. 19
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 123
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 123
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 126
Wayne, Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse, Abrams-Albright-knox gallery, New York, 2002, p. 98
Fraquelli, Modigliani, Fort Worth and Paris, in Burlington Magazine, 145, 2003
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007
Ireson, Fraquelli, Modigliani, London, Tate Modern, Skira Rizzoli, London, 2017, p. 117

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Brussels, Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition. Palais des beaux-arts, 1933 - nº 33
Basel, Amedeo Modigliani, Kunsthalle, 1934 - nº 25
Buffalo NY, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Albright-Knox Gallery, 2002-2003 - nº 13
Fort Worth, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Kimbell art Museum, 2003 - nº 13
Los Angeles, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2003 - nº 13
London, Modigliani, Tate Modern, 2017-2018
St. Petersburg, Modigliani, Soutine and other legends of Montparnasse (the Netter Collection), Curated by Marc Restellini, Fabergé Museum, 2017-18

In process

Nº 33 in D'Atri papers, dated in 1917 - provenance in Netter, Paris





Canvas with holes in the 4 corners (some of them half covered with a later varnish)


The painting framed in location at the London Gunzburg Residence:

The painting framed in location at the London Gunzburg Residence

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