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Leopold Zborowski, Paris.
Jonas Netter, Paris, by whom purchased from Zborowski before 1926 (see note) and thence by descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A. Salmon, Modigliani, sa vie et son oeuvre, Paris, 1926 (illustrated pl. 13, dated '1917', and provenance listed as 'Collection Netter').
A. Pfannstiel, Modigliani, Paris, 1929, p. 20 (illustrated, dated '1917').
S. Taguchi, Modigliani, Tokyo, 1936 (illustrated pl. 14).
R. Franchi, Modigliani, Florence, 1944 (illustrated pl. 10).
N. Aprà, Tormento di Modigliani, Florence, 1945.
R. Franchi, Modigliani, Florence, 1946 (illustrated pl. XVII, dated '1917').
G. di San Lazzaro, Modigliani, Paris, 1947 (illustrated pl. VI).
J. Cocteau, Modigliani, Paris, 1950 (illustrated pl. 7, titled 'Les deux soeurs').
G. di San Lazzaro, Modigliani, Paris, 1953 (illustrated pl. VI).
A. Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, Paris, 1956, no. 130, p. 97.
B. Borchert, Modigliani, London, 1960 (illustrated pl. 5).
A. Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani, dessins et sculptures avec suite du catalogue illustré des peintures, Milan, 1965, no. 212, p. 49 (illustrated, dated '1918').
J. Lanthemann, Modigliani, 1884-1920, catalogue raisonné, sa vie, son oeuvre complet, son art, Barcelona, 1970, no. 292, p. 127 (illustrated p. 237).
L. Piccioni & A. Ceroni, I dipinti di Modigliani, Milan, 1970, no. 242 (illustrated p. 100 and pl. XXXIX).
F. Cachin & A. Ceroni, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Modigliani, Paris, 1972, no. 242 (illustrated p. 100 and pl. XXXIX).
C. Roy, Modigliani, Paris, 1985, p. 109.
O. Patani, Amedeo Modigliani, catalogo generale, dipinti, Milan, 1991, no. 254 (illustrated).
C. Parisot, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné, peintures, dessins, aquarelles, vol. II, Livorno, 1991, no. 21/1918, pp. 327-328 (illustrated p. 205).
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Modigliani, March - April 1930, no. 138.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Modigliani, November 1933 (illustrated p. 28, titled 'les deux soeurs').
Basel, Kunsthalle, Modigliani, January - February 1934, no. 20 (illustrated pl. 3).
Paris, Galerie de France, Modigliani, 1884-1920, peintures, December 1945 - January 1946, no. 7 (dated '1917').
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent tableaux de Modigliani, April - May 1958, no. 56.
Marseille, Musée Cantini, Modigliani, June - July 1958, no. 15 (illustrated).
Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Amedeo Modigliani, Malerei, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, January - April 1991, no. 67; this exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, April - July 1991.
Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Modigliani et son époque, Paris 1910-20, April - May 1997, no. 3 (illustrated p. 27); this exhibition later travelled to Osaka, Kintetsu Museum of Art, June 1997; Yamagata, Yamagata Museum of Art, July - August 1997; Niigata, Niigata Museum of Art, September - October 1997; Miyazaki, Miyazaki Museum of Art, November - December 1997; Kitakyushu, Municipal Museum of Kitakyushu, December 1997 - January 1998 and Tokyo, Daimaru Museum of Art, January - February 1998.
Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Amedeo Modigliani, March - June 1999, no. 51 (illustrated pp. 120 and 198).