Watercolor, with pen and black ink, graphite, and touches of brown crayon on tan wove paper (pieced), laid down on tan wove paper, laid down on cream wove paper
Signed recto, lower left, in pen and black ink: "Modigliani"
821 x 289 mm (primary support overall); 841 x 312 mm (secondary support); 900 x 367 mm (tertiary support)
Amy McCormick Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Osvaldo Patani, Amedeo Modigliani: Catalogo Generale, Sculture e Disegni 1909–1914 2 (Milan, 1992), p. 192 (ill.), cat. 216, as Cariatide in ginocchio verso sinistra.
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.
Tokyo, Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, “Modigliani,” July 19–September 29, 1985, pp. 62 (ill.), 169, and 170 (ill.), cat. 37; traveled to the Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, October 23-November 7, 1985.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Twentieth Century Collection Reinstalled,” June 7, 1991-February 28, 1992.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Broad Spectrum: Color on Paper, Past and Present,” September 12–October 31, 1999, hors. cat.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper,” March 24-September 13, 2009, no cat.
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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