Woman with black tie
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: private collection
Dimensions: 50 x 65
The Woman in Black Tie was created in 1917 by Amadeo Modigliani
. His first wife, the journalist Beatriz Hastings, was said to be the prototype for the portrait. Some biographies wrote that she was a legendary woman who was able to tame the arrogant artist like an obedient dog. But unfortunately, Amedeo Modigliani was addicted to some harmful habits like alcoholism and drug use.
Modigliani's portrait depicts a uniform way of modeling: a face like a mask, almond-shaped eyes without a bulb, a triangle with a nose and a small mouth, and arched eyebrows.
Modigliani painted picture Woman with black tie in 1917. Prevailing color of this fine art print is dark and its shape is portrait. Original size is 50 x 65. This art piece is located in a private collection 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