The Italian Woman
By The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, Livorno 1884–1920 Paris)
The Italian Woman, 1917
20 cm x 30 cm image, digitally printed on bright white, glossy print surface, 250 GSM premium paper
The identity of the patient-looking sitter is unknown. Modigliani might have chosen her because she was a compatriot. Most of the artist's models were not professionals, except those he hired for his pictures of female nudes.
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