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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 341

    Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

    Portrait de Blaise Cendrars

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
    Portrait de Blaise Cendrars
    signed and inscribed 'à Cendrars la prima luna del novo [sic] anno. Modigliani' (lower left)
    pencil on paper
    11¾ x 9 in. (30 x 23 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Blaise Cendrars, a gift from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION