Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was an Italian modernist who became is known for portraits and nudes.

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Fake or Fortune team investigate whether Sitwell sketch is a Modigliani

24 August 2022

In the second episode of the new Fake or Fortune? series, Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate whether an artwork inherited from writer, critic and art collector Sacheverell Sitwell is a real Amedeo Modigliani sketch.

‘Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)’ by Amedeo Modigliani

Modigliani’s ‘Nu couché’ sold for $139m at Sotheby’s auction in New York

15 May 2018

The largest painting by ever made by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) became the fourth most expensive work of art ever sold at auction in New York last night, but it still sold below estimate.

Nu couché by Amedeo Modigliani

Sotheby’s unveil Modigliani’s largest painting ahead of New York auction – video

24 April 2018

The largest painting ever made by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) has been unveiled by Sotheby’s ahead of its auction in New York next month. It is estimated in excess of $150m and will be the star lot at its Impressionist and Modern sale on May 14.


Art dealer and curator investigated over Modigliani paintings deemed fakes

12 January 2018

An art dealer is among those under investigation over a collection of Amadeo Modigliani paintings which have been denounced as fakes.

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Modigliani portrait of dealer’s wife is top lot at Christie’s as market looks uncertain

22 June 2016

In a difficult evening sale of Impressionist and Modern art at Christie’s, Amedeo Modigliani’s (1884-1920) portrait of Madame Hanka Zborowska was one of few highpoints.

Amedeo Modigliani and Pablo Picasso

Picasso and Modigliani headline Sotheby’s slim Impressionist and Modern art auction

22 June 2016

It was a pretty short sale. Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist and Modern art auction last night offered just 27 lots and took less than 90 minutes to complete.

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Modigliani tops Christie’s ‘Artist’s Muse’ sale in New York at $152m

12 November 2015

Christie’s latest cross-category sale entitled The Artist’s Muse set the second highest ever auction price for a work of art when Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (Reclining nude) sold at $152m (£104.8m).

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Modigliani nude to be auctioned at Christie’s New York pitched at $100m

07 September 2015

Christie’s have announced a major highlight for the upcoming New York auction series. They are offering Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (Reclining Nude) which they have estimated at in excess of $100m.


£33.5m record for Modigliani and for France

21 June 2010

IT may have been an exceptional piece that generated an equally exceptional level of presale interest but, even still, few people present at Christie's Paris for the sale of Amedeo Modigliai's (1884-1920) Tête were expecting it to become the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction in France.


‘Younger and edgier’ mood helps new-look Bonhams to great start and £2.9m total

07 July 2004

HAVING spent millions of pounds revamping their Bond Street flagship saleroom, could Bonhams (19.5/12% buyer’s premium) succeed in attracting the sort of prestigious consignments of Modern and Contemporary art which are going to be the life-blood of any successful international auction house in the early 21st century?