Ref.: ML-1001

 

Amedeo Modigliani,

 

„Portrait of a Lady“, 1917/18
oil on canvas,

59 x 48 cm,

signed on upper right

 

 

Price: 3,5 Mio. € plus 10% commission

 

 

 

 

 


Provenance:


1919 aquired by Count Serafino Boschetti, Bergamo, directly from the atelier of
Modigliani through his close friend Gino Ghininghelli
1963 after Count Serafino Boschetti´s death the painting was sold by his son to the current
owner family where it has remained untill now, meanwhile in the second generation

 

Exhebitions:

 

- 1952, VI QUADRIENNALE DI ROMA at Palazzo delle Esposizioni
- 1953, MEZZO SECOLO D´ARTE TOSCANA - Societa delle Belle Arti di Firenze


Publications:


- 1953, Garzanti, Enciclopedia della Pittura Italiana, Secondo Volume, page 1696;
Garzanti was published 5 years before Cironi and therefore is accepted as forerunner
- 1952, Enzo Carli, Modigliani
- 1963, La Perovincia di Bergami


Certificats of authenticity:


- Andreas Schoeller, historian and art critic, Paris, July 1943
- Giovanni Scheiviller, historian and art critic, spezialised in Modigliani, Nov. 1944
- Gino Ghirninghelli, art merchant and friend of Amedeo Modigliani, Dec. 22, 1964
- Arthur S. Pfannistiel, historian and conneseur of the art of Modigliani, 3. October 1964
- Alexandra Coruzzi, 30.11.2014
- Instituto Modigliani Rome, confirmed in writing that it was found in the old archives
and therefore relisted it in March 2016


Technical and scientific examinations:


- Ultra-violett-ray analysis, 1972, Professor Alessandro Stringi, Rome
- Microscopic analyses, 1986, by E.D.I.TECH Firenze, diagnostic Center for Fine Arts
in colaboration with Laboratoire de recherche des Musee de France
- Technical and scientific expertise of the signature of Amedeo Modigliani,
Alessandra Coruzzi, 2014