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Graphite on ivory wove paper, dry-mounted to ivory wove card
Signed recto, lower left, in graphite: "Modigliani/Trenta Novembre. 1916/amicalement"; inscribed upper right, in graphite: "BENITO"
43.4 × 26.6 cm (17 1/8 × 10 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mary and Leigh Block
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Francine du Plessix, “The Flawless Eye: Mary and Leigh Block,” The Collector in America (New York, 1971, p. 108 (ill.).
Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordheim-Westfalen, “Amedeo Modigliani,” January 19–April 1, 1991, pp.10 (ill.) and 18, cat. 4; traveled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, April 19–July 7, 1991.
New York, Jewish Museum, “Modigliani: Beyond the Myth,” May 21–September 19, 2004, pp. 185 and 210, pl. 143; traveled to the Art Gallery of Ontario, October 23, 2004–January 23, 2005; and Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection, February 19–May 29, 2005.
Mary and Leigh Block, Chicago, by 1970 [du Plessix 1970]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.
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