Blonde girl with earrings  by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 344 Nº 297 Nº 205 YES 18/1917 Nº 212 ? ?
Date 1917 (other sources 1918-19)
Title Blonde with earrings - La blonde aux boucles d'oreille - Young blond woman with earrings
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 46 x 29.8 cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" top right in red
Actual Location Private Collection?
Provenance -?-

Georges Renand, Paris.
Sale: Parke Bernet 3-April-1968
Perls Galleries, New York.
Private collection, New York
Sale: Christie's, New York, 12 November 1985, lot 50.
Private Collection USA

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, 1 - November - 2011, Sale 2477 - Lot 4
Estimate: 3.000.000 - 4.000.000 USD - Sold:8.146.500 USD

Private Collection?

In process

Bibliography -?-

Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 344 (dated in 1918)
Russoli, Amedeo Modigliani, Exhib. catalogue Palazzo Reale, Edizioni dell'ente manifestazioni Milanesi, Milano, 1958, pl. 24
Ponente, Modigliani, Ed. Toray, Barcelona, 1969, p. 33 - pl. 39
Geza, Modigliani, Tchekoslovakia, 1969 - nº 24
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 297 (dated in 1918)
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 205 (dated in 1917)
Castieau-Barrielle, Modigliani, ACR Editions, Paris, 1987, p. 160
Parisot, Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1988, p. 154
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 (dated in 1917)
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 212 (dated 1917)
Parisot, Modigliani, Pierre Terrail, Paris, 1992, p. 114
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Vevey, Utrillo, Modigliani, Valadon, Musée Jenisch, 1955
Paris,Cent chefs-d'oeuvre de l'art Français 1750-1950, Galerie Charpentier, 1957
Paris, Cent Tableaux de Modigliani, Galerie Charpentier, 1958 - nº 91 (dated 1918-19)
Roma, Modigliani, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna,  1959 - nº 42
Marseille, Modigliani, Musée Cantini, 1958 - nº 33
Frankfurt, Steinernes Haus, 1963 - nº 27

In process

Other Not in D' Atri papers


This painting presents holes in the 2 corners, others may be covered by restoration?


The signature of the painting is very special:
signature visible light
Visible light.
signature under color extraction
Red extraction of the visible signature


The painting framed in an a 17th century Italian cassetta frame:

blond girl with earings framed


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

lunia ears


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