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Girl with a Polka-Dot Blouse  1919

by Amedeo Modigliani

A thin paint surface and clean, decisive lines characterize this portrait of a young woman. The close-cropped hair and stylish blouse suggest that this model was a fashionable woman in Modigliani's social circle. But the shape of her face is reminiscent of Ivory Coast masks, a major influence on many artists in early 20th century. Modigliani occasionally sold pictures thro...
Courtesy of the Barnes Foundation