girl with blue eyes
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
YES ? Nº 272 NO YES ? Nº 240 ? YES
Date 1917 -1918? (Wayne 1917 - Mcnay Museum 1918)
Title Unknown model - Woman - Portrait of young woman - Woman with blue eyes - The happy schoolgirl - La Jolie ecoliere
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 61 x 46.4cm
Signature: Signed "modigliani" in top right
Actual Location McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, USA ( Inv. Nº 1950.99)
Provenance -?-

Paul Guillaume, Pars
Leopold Zborowski, Paris
De Hauke, New York
Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles (by 1946)
Marion Koogler McNay, San Antonio (1946 - 1950)

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, USA ( Inv. Nº 1950.99)
Bequest of Marion Koogler McNay

In process

Bibliography -?-

Basler, Modigliani. Editions G. Cres, Paris, 1931 - nº 23 title La Jolie ecolière
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 272 - title Young woman with blue eyes - dated 1918
Musée de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Modigliani exib. cat., 1981 - nº 68
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 240 - title Young woman with blue eyes - dated 1918
Wayne, Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse, Abrams-Albright-knox gallery, New York, 2002, p. 96 - nº 29 - title Girl with blue eyes - dated 1917 (mention to Guillaume provenance)
Fraquelli, Modigliani, Fort Worth and Paris, in Burlington Magazine, nº 145, 2003, pp. 254-255

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Houston, Paul Gauguin: His Place in the Meeting of East and West, Museum of Fine Arts, 1954
San Antonio, Amedeo Modigliani, McNay Art Institute, 1957 - nº 7
Houston, The Human Image, Museum of Fine Arts, 1958 - nº 68
Atlanta, The Art of Amedeo Modigliani, Atlanta Art Association Galleries, 1960 - nº 26
Boston. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, 1961 - nº 41
Los Angeles. Modigliani: Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum, 1961
New York, Amedeo Modigliani; loan exhibition, Acquavella Galleries, 1971 - nº 31 (dated 1917)
Tokyo ,Love and Nostalgia for Montparnasse, Daimaru, 1979 - nº 15
Osaka,Love and Nostalgia for Montparnasse , Daimaru, 1979 - nº 15
Paris, Modigliani, Musée de Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1981 - nº 68
Buffalo NY, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Albright-Knox Gallery, 2002-2003 - nº 19
Fort Worth, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Kimbell art Museum, 2003 - nº 19
Los Angeles, Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2003 - nº 19
Villeneuve d'Ascq, L'oeil intérieur, LaM. Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, 2016
Budapest, Modigliani, Hungarian National Gallery, 2016
Helsinki, Modigliani, Ateneum Art Museum, 2016-2017

In process

nº 305 in D'Atri papers as La Jolie ecolière, dated 1917 - Provenance Guillaume in 1929 > Zborowski, Paris


Probably :

Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956, - nº 191
- title La Jolie Ecolière - dated 1917 size 60.5 x 45.5 signed top right.

Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 31-32


Signature of the painting:



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



The painting framed at the McNay:


Probably the same girl as in this other painting dated 1918:

Woman amedeo modigliani - woman or the merry school girl, dated 1918 by experts
Girl with a Polka-Dot Blouse  amedeo modigliani- girl in a polka dot blouse dated 1919 by experts

Both heads to compare:
both head to compare

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