This work is most probably later than Malevich's Self-Portrait made with the same technique (State Tretayakov Gallery, Costakis donation). The artist uses bold color and stresses on the morphological characteristics. Maybe the work depicts Malevich’s second wife, Sophia Mikhailovna Rafalovich, whom he met and married in 1909. At that time Malevich is already a master who s...
27.7 x 27.8 cm
Oil and gouache on cardboard
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