Modigliani Female Abstract Elongated Head Statue, 8.75H - MO06 -
This statue reproduces a Modigliani original which is a study of a female head here interpreted in an elongated shape. The head has been reduced to its geometric origins which is rounded and simplified. It is part of a series of female stone heads sculpted by modern art Amadeo Modigliani in the early 20th century.
- Material : Collectible quality, resin made to look like grey stone with a small black metal base for support.
- Statue replica is from the highly collectible Parastone Mouseion 3D Collection.
- Dimensions: 8.75 in. x 3.5 in. x 2 in. Weight 0.4 lbs.
Miniature version available here PA10MO
At a young age Modigliani went to the marble-quarries in Carrara to learn the skills of sculpting. Later, he became fascinated by the traditional sculptures of Africa and Oceania. These influences are instantly recognizable in this head carved from stone. It is a sanctuary portrait, its shape determined by the perfect vertical lines. It has a meditative and sacred appearance and in this respect it has links with Modigliani's Hebrew background.
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