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Profile Head of a Young Woman  1878

by Leopold Müller

A government stipend enabled Müller to attend the 1867 Paris Exposition Universelle, where he was profoundly impressed by the paintings of Eugène Fromentin. In 1873-1874, he visited Egypt. Subsequently dividing his time between studios in Cairo and Vienna, he more fully immersed himself in Arab culture than did most of his European colleagues. The young Egypptian woman is ...
H: 10 7/16 x W: 6 5/16 in. (26.5 x 16 cm)
oil on panel
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum