Born in 1884 to an aristocratic family in Livorno, Italy, Amedeo Modigliani settled in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris in 1906 and began making paintings influenced by both the mood of Picasso's Blue period and the pictorial structure of late Cézanne. In 1909 he met Constantin Brancusi and began to focus on sculpture; the thin features and references to African art in...
91.7 x 59.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington