Watercolor, over graphite on buff wove paper, laid down on tan wove paper, laid down on cream wove card
Signed recto, lower right, in graphite: "Modigliani"
537 × 410 mm (primary support); 557 × 430 mm (secondary support); 561 × 432 mm (trimmed)
Amy McCormick Memorial Collection
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Douglas Hall, Modigliani (Oxford, 1984), p. 30, fig. 16.
Neal Benezra, “A Study in Irony: Modigliani’s Jacques and Berthe Lipchitz,” Museum Studies 12:2 (1986), pp. 195 and 196, fig. 12.
Osvaldo Patani, Amedeo Modigliani: Catalogo generale, sculture e disegni 1909–1914 2 (Milan, 1992), p. 167 (ill.), cat. 179, as Cariatide in ginocchio verso destra.
Chicago, Arts Club, “Loan Exhibition of Modern Drawings and Sculpture Privately Owned by Chicagoans,” January 3–17, 1930, cat. 79, as Caryatid. [?]
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Exhibition of Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Robert R. McCormick (Amy Irwin McCormick, 1880–1939),” April 17–June 2, 1940, no cat.
Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, “Amedeo Modigliani: 1884–1920,” March 26–June 28, 1981, p. 183 (ill.), cat. 127.
Tokyo, Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, “Amedeo Modigliani,” July 19-September 23, 1985; traveled to Nagoya, Japan, Nagoya City Museum, October 1-November 1985.
New York, Jewish Museum, “Modigliani: Beyond the Myth,” May 21–September 19, 2004, pp. 105 and 209, pl. 20; traveled to the Art Gallery of Ontario, October 23, 2004–January 23, 2005; and Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection, February 19–May 29, 2005.
Private Collection, Paris [according to Patani 1992]. Amy McCormick (1880-1939), Chicago, by 1930 [Chicago 1930]; by descent to her husband, Col. Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), Chicago; given to the Art Institute, 1942.
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