Straiato (Red Nude)
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Sammlung Gianni Mattioli, Miláno
Probably the most famous Modigliani painting. In this painting Modigliani express his innermost desire: to act woman lying completely naked without shame, is most close to the viewer and almost at hand. Visual language is explicit and frank and shocking for its time. Modigliani painting of a very valued and for many years hung in his studio.
Modigliani painted picture Straiato (Red Nude) in 1917. Prevailing color of this fine art print is red and its shape is landscape. Original size is . This art piece is located in Sammlung Gianni Mattioli, Miláno. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Amadeo Modigliani (1884-1920).
He lived a short life and created relatively few works. His painting style is a blend of Cubism,
Trecento and Quattrocento and was formed quite slowly. He painted almost solely figures, nudes and portraits, in a very stylized and subtle style. Most significant in his paintings at the sharp lines forming the clear contours and separating large coloured areas from each other (ochre, orange, blue, white and black). Modigliani’s style is distinctive, elegant, but in a certain way also melancholy and sad
(perhaps it stemmed from his poor health, which was a result of his disorderly lifestyle and problems with alcohol and drugs). His untimely death was followed by the suicide of his wife and thus brought to an end the typical life of a bohemian genius painter. Modigliani devoted a substantial part of his work to female nudes
and the more he painted, the more ingenious they became. Among these is the Red nude