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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.253
People
Amedeo Modigliani, Italian (Livorno, Italy 1884 - 1920 Paris, France)
Title
Portrait of a Woman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1915-1916
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294681
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
43.6 x 26.4 cm (17 3/16 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., graphite: modigliani
Provenance
[Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, New York, New York], sold; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 1952, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1992.

NOTE: Although the catalogue "Lois Orswell, David Smith and Modern Art" lists the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York as the source for this drawing however a label in the curatorial file from the Buchholz Gallery indicates otherwise.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.253
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 172, pp. 371, 375, 381

Exhibition History

[Benefit exhibition for the Boston Arts Festival], Margaret Brown Gallery, Boston, 05/08/1956 - 05/29/1956

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

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