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KISLING, Moïse

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

LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Created by Kisling and Conrad Moricand (1887-1954, Swiss astrologer, writer, illustrator), completed by Lipchitz.

Masque funèbre d'Amadeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

Death Mask of Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

1920

plaster

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 716 x 5 78 x 4 1516 in.

on verso: 24-7 (1920) / Amadeo Modigliani / a l'hopital de la Charite, Paris / Kisling

Acc. No.: 1929.123

Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of James N. Rosenberg, 1929.123

Photo credit: 2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College


Provenance

  • 1920-1922, Moise Kisling
  • 1922-1929, James Rosenberg
  • 1929, gift from James Rosenberg to the Fogg Art Museum

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, January 23, 2013
  • 1954 Lipchitz
    Jacques Lipchitz, Amedeo Modigliani, Paris, Flammarion, 1954, p. 40-41.
  • 1960 Updike
    John Updike, "Modigliani's Death Mask", The New Yorker, March 26, 1960, p. 34