woman head, Le Haricot Rouge (Tete de femme) by amedeo modigliani
Pfannstiel Lanthemann Ceroni J. Modigliani Parisot Patani Restellini Wayne
Nº 264 Nº 132 Nº 175 YES 16/1917 Nº 181 ? ?
Date 1917
Title Red head woman - the red bean - La Môme - Red woman with blue eyes - Woman head - Woman face - Bust of young woman - Portrait of young woman
Materials Oil on canvas
Size 55.2 x 45.7 cm (Ceroni, Parisot, Patani 55 x 45 - Pfannstiel 55 x 44)
Signature: Signed "Modigliani" top right (reverse not seen)
Actual Location Private Collection
Provenance -?-

Alex Reid & Lefevre, London (1929)
De Hauke & Co., New York (nº 3313 - half with Reid & Lefevre- returned in 6-June/1929)
Alex Reid & Lefevre, London (back in 1929)
Conger Goodyear Collection, Buffalo (in 1930's)
George Geshwin, Los Angeles
Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills
Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Rubel, Connecticut or New York?
Galerie Za (V. Raykis), Paris?
Perls Galleries, New York
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Askin (acquired from Perls in 1965)

Private collection

In process

Bibliography -?-

Dale, Modigliani, Knopf, New York, 1929, pl. 11
Pfannstiel, "catalogue presume" Modigliani. L'Art et la Vie. Preface de Louis Latourrettes, Seheur, Paris, 1929, p. 42
Pfannstiel, Modigliani et son oeuvre, etude critique et catalogue raisonne, bibliotheque des arts, Paris, 1956 - nº 264 (dated in Nice 1918)
Ceroni, Amedeo Modigliani : dessins et sculptures ; avec suite du catalogue illustre des peintures, Edizioni del Milione, Milano, 1965 - nº 180
Lanthemann-Parisot. MODIGLIANI INCONNU: suivi de précisions et documents inédits. Brescia, Shakespeare and Company, 1978, p. 56
Catalogue National Museum Tokyo, 1985, p. 16 ??? (Parisot mentions this data but is not in my edition of the catalogue)
Lanthemann, Modigliani, catalogue raisonné: sa vie, son oeuvre, son art, G. Condal, Barcelona, 1970 - nº 132 (dated in 1916)
Ceroni & Piccioni, Il dipinti di Modigliani, Rizzoli, Milano, 1970 - nº 175 (dated in 1917)
Parisot, Catalogue Raisonee Modigliani, Graphis Arte, 1991 - nº 16/1917
Patani, Catalogo Generale, Leonardo, Milano, 1991-94 - nº 181 (dated in 1917)
Soto Caba, Modigliani, The timeless face, Libsa, Madrid, 2007

In process

Exhibitions -?-

Brussels, Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition. Palais des beaux-arts, 1933 - nº 66
Basel, Amedeo Modigliani, Kunsthalle, 1934
New York, Group of Paintings in the Collection of Peter and Elizabeth Rubel, Perls Galleries, 1957 - nº . 25
Wolfsburg, Franzosische Malerei von Delacroix bis Picasso, Stadthalle, 1961 - nº 102
New York, Amedeo Modigliani, Perls Galleries, 1963 - nº 14
New York, Amedeo Modigliani; loan exhibition, Acquavella Galleries, Inc. 1971 - nº 14 (dated 1917 - Askin Collection)
(Parisot mentions it is in Toky 1985 exhibit but is not in my catalogue)

In process

Other Mentioned in D' Atri papers as Nº 66 (following the Brussels exhibit guide) but with description and provenance of "nu Debout"


The painting must have been cleaned because of the changes (I do not have contrastable data)

changes in the painting


Detail of signature:



I have never seen this painting live or in a good color reproduction.

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