Amedeo Modigliani. Caryatid. c. 1914

Amedeo Modigliani


c. 1914

36 1/4" (92.1 cm) high, at base 16 3/8 x 16 7/8" (41.6 x 42.9 cm)
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
Painting and Sculpture
This work is on view on Floor 5, in Painting and Sculpture I, Gallery 7, with 29 other works online.
Amedeo Modigliani has 21 works online.
There are 1,519 sculptures online.
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
The artist; [Jacques Lipchitz]; Pierre and Dollie Chareau, Paris, then New York, before 1939 - 1951 [1]; purchased by The Museum of Modern Art, New York from Pierre and Dollie Chareau through Buchholz Gallery, with Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund, 1951 [2].

[1] Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Memo, January 23, 1952 and letter Buchholz Gallery to Alfred , in: collection files 145.1951, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
[2] Letter Buchholz Gallery to Alfred H. Barr, Jr., April 18, 1951, in: collection files 145.1951, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

If you have any questions or information to provide about the listed works, please e-mail or write to:

Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

Image permissions

In order to effectively service requests for images, The Museum of Modern Art entrusts the licensing of images of works of art in its collections to the agencies Scala Archives and Art Resource. As MoMA’s representatives, these agencies supply high-resolution digital image files provided to them directly by the Museum's imaging studios.

All requests to reproduce works of art from MoMA's collection within North America (Canada, U.S., Mexico) should be addressed directly to Art Resource at 536 Broadway, New York, New York 10012. Telephone (212) 505-8700; fax (212) 505-2053;; Requests from all other geographical locations should be addressed directly to Scala Group S.p.A., 62, via Chiantigiana, 50012 Bagno a Ripoli/Firenze, Italy. Telephone 39 055 6233 200; fax 39 055 641124;;

Requests for permission to reprint text from MoMA publications should be addressed to

Related links:
Outside North America: Scala Archives
North America: Art Resource

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information, or have spotted an error, please send feedback to