23 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
signed 'Modigliani' (upper left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
12 7/8 x 9¾ in. (32.7 x 24.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1906-1907
Jonas Netter, Paris.
Galerie Beres, Paris.
Acquired by the father of the present owner circa 1980.
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A. Ceroni & L. Piccioni, I dipinti di Modigliani, Milan, 1970, no. 1 (illustrated p. 87).
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Modigliani, June - October 1990, no. 4 (illustrated pp. 78 & 207).
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