Expressionism

Self-Portrait as Pierrot: Amedeo Modigliani

Self-Portrait as Pierrot: Amedeo Modigliani

Self-Portrait as Pierrot is a 1915 painting by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani who was well known for his portraits in the early 20th century. This work is located in the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark. Pierrot is captured in other works in art history including Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s The White Pierrot and Jean-Antoine Watteau’s …

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Reclining Nude on Blue Cushion: Amedeo Modigliani

Reclining Nude on Blue Cushion: Amedeo Modigliani

Reclining Nude on Blue Cushion is a 1916 painting by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani who was well known for his portraits in the early 20th-century. Reclining Nude on Blue Cushion is representative of his rough-hewn but finely delineated human subjects, preferentially female nudes. As its title purports, we are looking here at a naked woman …

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