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Portrait of a young woman, seated

Modigliani, Amedeo (painter)

     This image represents a 6 ft (1.8 m) tall person This image represents the relative size of the object [explain]

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Portrait of a young woman, seated


Modigliani, Amedeo (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1884-1920]







Production Notes

Subject formerly identified as Beatrice Hasting, although the features bear little resemblance with other portraits of her by Modigliani; the portrait shows the influence of the stone sculpture and caryatid drawings which he was executing around 1911-12, while the expressionless gaze has the haunting effect of the African masks which influenced his work around this time.

Technique Description

oil on card


height: 75.0 cm
width: 52.4 cm


circa 1915


allocated: H.M. Government 1998 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Paul Guillaume; Alfred Poyet; Sir Michael Sadler; Mrs Oliver Parker; by descent to T.O. Parker, on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum since 1983

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government.


  1. signature
    Position: lower right
    Content: modigliani

Accession Number

PD.29-1998 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 971; Input Date: 2000-01-11 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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