the red boy by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
NO Nº 306 NO YES ? NO ? ?
Date 1916 - 1917 ?
Title The red boy - young boy with flower pot
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 91.4 x 59.7 cm?
Signature: Signed "modiglian" top left
Actual Location Private Collection?
Provenance -?-

L. Zborowski, Paris (1920-22)
Alden Brooks, California (1922, purchased from above)
Corinne Cornish, Santa Monica (inheritance 1946 to 1963)
Sale: Sotheby's, London April 24-1963 Lot 29
Perls Gallery, New York (acquired above auction)
Evelyn Sharp Collection, New York (1963 - ?)
Sale: Sotheby's The Evelyn Sharp Collection of Modern Art New York 11/12/97 Sale 7048
Estimate: 2.500.000 - 4.500.000 USD - Unsold
Private Collection ?

In process

Bibliography -?-

Werner, Amedeo Modigliani , H. Abrams, New York 1966, p. 29, pl. 23
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 306 (dated in 1918 and as young boy with flower pot)
Salomon Guggenheim Museum, The Evelyn Sharp Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1978, p. 62-63
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Paris, Modigliani , Berthe Weill Gallery, 1917 as nº 6 (le garçon rouge)
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - nº 47 as L' enfant roux (dated 1917)
New York, Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Perls Galleries, 1963 - nº 11
New York, Amedeo Modigliani; loan exhibition, Acquavella Galleries, Inc. 1971 - nº 23 (dated 1917)
New York, The Evelyn Sharp Collection, Guggenheim Museum, 1978
Tokyo, Modigliani exhibition, National Museum, 1985 - nº 67
Nagoya, Modigliani exhibition, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, 1985

In process

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