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Young Man with a Cap, early 20th century

  • Amedeo Modigliani, Italian, 1884-1920

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 24 × 14 7/8 inches (61 × 37.8 cm)
  • 30 15/16 × 21 7/8 × 2 7/8 inches (78.6 × 55.6 × 7.3 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.185

Department

European Modern Art to 1970

Signed, upper right: modigliani

(G. J. Demotte [1877-1923], New York, New York, USA)

February 1932, Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Art News, vol. 30 (February 20, 1932): p. 6 (ill.). The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1970, pp. 14 (ill.), 29. Cummings, Frederick J. and Charles H. Elam, eds. The Detroit Institute of Arts Illustrated Handbook. Detroit, 1971, p. 176 (ill.). Restellini, Marc, ed. Modigliani: The Primitivist Revolution. Exh. cat., Albertina Museum. Vienna, 2021, p.163, cat. no. 100 (ill.).

Amedeo Modigliani, Young Man with a Cap, early 20th century, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.185.