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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation
Self-portraits not only documents of his appearance over the four decades of his career as a painter; they also indicate a continued self-concern surprising in an artist of classic tendency. In this portrait with the intense right eye, the prominent brow, the beard and mouth sunk into the body with hunched shoulders. This angular form, opposed to the massive roundness of the head and of the shoulder thrust towards us. The duality of round and straight forms appears at first as a contrast of the living and the geometric, but we discover soon that the zigzag of the ornament and the lapel are not altogether distinct from the face; their diagonal angular form recurs, though less rigidly, in the nose and beard and eyebrows.
Paris, France, Style: French Post-Impressionist, School: Post-Impressionist, Movement: Post-Impressionism, French, Painting;, Painting
Style: French Post-Impressionist; School: Post-Impressionist; Movement: Post-Impressionism; French; Painting;
University of South Florida USF
Art and Art History (Saskia)
Unknown, "Self Portrait" (2022). Art and Art History Collection (Saskia). 3400.