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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1929.123
People
Created by Moise Kisling, French (Krakow Poland 1891 - 1953 Sanary-sur-Mer, France)
Created by Conrad Moricand (Paris, France 1887 - 1954 Paris, France)
Completed by Jacques Lipchitz, French (Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - 1973 Capri, Italy)
Amedeo Modigliani, Italian (Livorno, Italy 1884 - 1920 Paris, France)
Title
Death Mask of Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
mask, sculpture
Date
1920
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France, Paris
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231443
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster
Technique
Cast
Dimensions
24 x 15 x 12.5 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: On verso, l.l.: Kisling
  • inscription: On verso: 24-1 (1920)/ Amadeo Modigliani/ a l'hopital de la Charite, Paris/ Kisling
Provenance
Moise Kisling (1920-1922); to James Naumburg Rosenberg (1922-1929), gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1929.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of James N. Rosenberg
Copyright
© Moïse Kisling Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1929
Object Number
1929.123
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jacques Lipchitz, Amedeo Modigliani, Flammarion (Paris, 1954), p. 40-41.

John Updike, "Modigliani's Death Mask", The New Yorker, March 26, 1960, p. 34, 1960

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