Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

18. April 2023, 3:00 pm

Object overview


Attributed to Amedeo Modigliani

(Livorno 1884 - 1920 Paris)

„Portrait of a man“
pencil on paper; framed
36.5 x 23.3 cm (cut-out); 39 x 25.7 cm (sheet size)
inscribed on the lower left: modigliani
Diverse old labels on old frame cover on the reverse: Hanover Gallery London, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Bodley Gallery New York, Buscalli-Castellani Art Gallery Niagara University


Galerie Paquerau, Paris (1934);
Hanover Gallery, London (label on the reverse);
Mrs. T. Stewart, London;
private collection, Buffalo, New York;
Sotheby's New York, sale no. 3987, 12.05.1977, no. 228 (as "portrait d'homme" with the provenance there "The Hanover Gallery, London" and the reference "Exhibited Basel, Kunsthalle, 1934");
Linda Hyman, New York;
Hirschl-Adler Gallery, New York (1982);
Jason Bloom (acquired 1982 at Hirschl-Adler Gallery);
collection Frank Morini, New York (acquired in the 1980s);
by inheritance to a private collection, Austria


1934 Basel, Kunsthalle, Modigliani, 7 January to 4 February, probably no. 89 (without ill.);


Christian Parisot, Modigliani, Témoignages, vol. IV, Livorno 1996, p. 217, (with b/w. ill. p. 217, titled there: "portrait du peintre Ortiz, dated there: 1915)
Christian Parisot, Modigliani, Catalogue raisonné - dessins, aquarelles, vol. III, Livorno 2006, p. 127, no. 110/15 (with ill., titled there: “portrait du peintre Ortiz”)

Estimate: € 10.000 - 20.000
Auction is closed.