Tag: head

Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan (1897)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan 1897 Oil on canvas, 50 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Carmen Rossi, the sitter of this small portrait, was an Italian girl who posed for Whistler as a child and…

Jean Cocteau (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Jean Cocteau 1916 Oil on canvas, 100.4 x 81.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Modigliani moved from his native Italy to Paris in 1906 and soon became part of the city’s vibrant artistic and literary culture. His…

Testa di donna (s.d.)

Verrocchio, Andrea del (1435-1488) Testa di donna (Head of a woman, eyes lowered, slightly turned to the left) s.d. Metalpoint, pen and brush in black and gray ink heightened with white, on orange-red prepared paper, 26.7 x 22.4 cm Musée…

Orphée (c.1903-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Orphée (Orpheus) c.1903–1910 Pastel on brown paper, 68.8 x 56.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Drawn in vivid layers of pastel crayon, this work depicts the head of the poet and musician Orpheus. The story of the…

Studio di una donna seduta (c.1507-1508)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Studio di una donna seduta (Studies of a Seated Female, Child’s Head, and Three Studies of a Baby) c.1507–1508 Metalpoint, 12 x 15.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This drawing is from Raphael’s “pink sketchbook,” comprised of ten…

Helmet Head (1952)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Helmet Head 1952 Bronze, 16.5 x 10.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland British sculptor Henry Moore is known for his abstract bronze sculptures that evoke the human form. This small bronze sculpture is one of many “helmet…