MODIGLIANI: THE MELANCHOLY ANGEL, by Musee du Luxembourg -2002 [1st Ed] Painting


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Modigliani: The Melancholy Angel

exhibition presented by the Musee du Luxembourg

FIRST EDITION. Published by: Skira Editore, Milan, Italy, 2002.

Softback is overall in NEAR FINE condition.

  • ISBN: 8884914248
  • Volume displays minimal overall wear to covers and interior.
  • Front cover features full-color reproduction of painting with white text and publisher logos, and back cover features small reproduction of same artwork on garnet background.   
  • Wraps display minimal edgewear. 
  • Spine features white text and publisher logo, and exhibits a light crease running from head to foot of spine, from book having been opened. 
  • Binding is secure.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Head of textblock displays minimal rubbing and scuffing.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20181031

Commissioned by Marc Restellini. With texts by Werner Schmalenbach, Jacqueline Munck, Pierre Daix, Billy Kluver, Mariastella Margozzi and Bernard Dorival. Exhibition organized by Sylvestre Verger. 

The Italian Jewish painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani is known for his modern-style faces and nudes with characteristically elongated faces, necks and figures, which in his lifetime were not well-received, but found acceptance later on. This monograph offers a documented overview of his lifework, based on a rich catalog of works, mostly portraits, that constitute the foreground for a deep analysis of his life, artistic influences and the various personalities that shaped him into the special artist he became. 413 pages. 9.5 x 11 inches.

Lavishly illustrated with full-color and B&W reproductions of artworks and portraits, as well photographs. Includes many historical and biographical essays by various writers. Includes a list of solo and group exhibitions, as well as a bibliography.

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Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Region: Europe
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