Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 111 NO? Nº 162 NO? ? Nº 165 YES ?
Date 1917
Title Mechan - Oscar Miestchaninoff - Russian Sculpture Oscar Miestchaninoff
Materials Oil on canvas ? (probably oil on cardboard)
Size 46 x 33 cm ?
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top left in light blue and the text "MECHAN" upper right next to the head and dated "1917" top left
Actual Location Private collection / Helly Nahmad Collection ?
Provenance -?-

Léopold Zborowski, Paris
Sale: Hotel Drouot, Paris - Vente de tableaux modernes - 9/2/1925 - Lot 61
Felix Fénéon, Paris (1929)
Sale: Hotel Drouot, Paris - Collection Félix Fénéon - 4/.12/1941 - Lot 66 - pl. 16 as Russian Sculpture Oscar Miestchaninoff
Sold for 60.000 FF (mention to the1929 catalogue by Pfannstiel)
Private Collection, Montreal
Perls Galleries, New York
Private Collection, Geneva
Helly Nahmad Collection, London?

In process

Bibliography -?-

Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 30
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 111
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 162
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 170
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 165
Monti a cura de R. Chiappini, Catalogue Amedeo Modigliani, Lugano, Skira, 1999, p. 82 - nº 33
Klein, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004-2005, p. 138, pl. 54
Fraquelli, Modigliani and His Models. Exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts. London, 2006, p. 99 - nº 20
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Lyon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel, Modigliani, Ggalerie des Archers, 1928 - nº 28
Moscow, l'Art français contemporain, Academy of science and arts, 1928 - nº 72
Frankfurt, Kunstverein, 1930
Belgrade, Peintures modernes Françaises, Prince Paul Museum, 1936 - nº 73
Paris, Modigliani, Musée de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1981 - nº 39
Verona, Incontri Italiani, Galleria dello Scudo, 1984 - nº 50
Torino, Incontri Italiani, Palazzo Reale, 1985
Verona, Modigliani a Montparnasse, Palazzo Forti, 1988, p. 45
Milano, 1988-1989
Lugano, Amedeo Modigliani, Museo d'Arte Moderna, 1999 - nº 33
New York, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Jewish Museum, 2004
Toronto, Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2004 - 2005
Washington D.C., Modigliani: Beyond the Myth, The Phillips Collection, 2005
London, Modigliani and his models, Royal Academy of Arts, 2006 - nº 20

In process

Other Nº 301 in D' Atri papers dated 1917 and in Fénéon Collection since 1929.


Detail of the ears where the drawing is clearly visible and is painted over the color (on top of the color)



Detail of signature in visible normal light:

Other portraits of the same sitter:
Oscar Miestchaninoff amedeo modigliani

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