French Sculpture Census

photo credit : The Museum of Modern Art, New York
artist © : public domain

MODIGLIANI, Amedeo
Livorno, Italy 1884 - Paris 1920

Cariatide
Caryatid

c. 1914
limestone

statue
H. 36 1/4, at base: 16 3/8 x 16 7/8

Acc. No. : 145.1951
Credit Line : Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • [Jacques Lipchitz?]
  • before 1939-1951, Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Chareau, then in U.S.A.
  • 1949-1951, New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin) (agent for Chareau)
  • 1951, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from Chareau through Buchholz Gallery, with Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund

Bibliography

  • 1952 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 3, Spring 1952, repr. p. 3
  • 1952 Ritchie
    Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Sculpture of the Twentieth Century, 1952, repr. p. 116
  • 1954 Barr
    Masters of Modern Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1954, repr. p. 104
  • 1963 Soby
    James Thrall Soby, Modigliani: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, 1963, 3rd edition, revised, repr. p. 20
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 112
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 66