By The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, Livorno 1884–1920 Paris)
Jeanne Hébuterne, 1919
24 cm x 30 cm image, digitally printed on bright white, glossy print surface, 250 GSM premium paper
Modigliani depicted his mistress, Jeanne Hébuterne (1898-1920), in more than twenty works but never in the nude. Her casual white chemise suggests modesty while also hiding her pregnancy. When Modigliani died from tuberculosis in 1920, Jeanne committed suicide the following day.
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