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KISLING, Moïse

Krakow, Poland 1891 - Sanary-sur-Mer, Var 1953

LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Jacques Lipchitz, assisted by Conrad Moricand (1887-1954, Swiss astrologer, writer, illustrator) and Moïse Kisling.

Masque mortuaire d'Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

Death Mask of Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

model 1920, cast 1929

bronze

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): 8 34 x 5 1516 x 4 12 in.

Acc. No.: 1963.10.237

Credit Line: Chester Dale Collection

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington


Provenance

  • 1929, James N. Rosenberg has a cast made for Mrs. Maud Dale (1875-1953), New York, of the bronze replica of the mask he himself owned
  • New York, Chester Dale (1883-1962)
  • his estate
  • 1963, bequest to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, October 21, 2012
  • 1965 NGA Washington
    Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.), p. 100, repr., as by Kisling
  • 1965 NGA Washington
    Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 159, as by Kisling
  • 1968 NGA Washington
    European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968, p. 141, repr., as by Kisling
  • 1994 NGA Washington
    Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 136, repr.

Exhibitions

  • 1933 Bruxelles

    Modigliani, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, November 1933, n. 148


    1934 Bâle

    Modigliani, Kunsthalle, Basel, 1934, n. 128


    1965

    The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist


    1987

    Sculpture: Looking into Three Dimensions, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska, 1987-1988, unnumbered

Related works

  • Other casts in:
    - Jerusalem, Israel Museum,
    - New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art,
    - New York, Museum of Modern Art,
    - Paris, Centre G. Pompidou,
    - Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum.