Girl on a Chair (also known as Mademoiselle Huguette)

By Amedeo Modigliani SKU:70779

Amedeo Modigliani's 'Girl on a Chair' (also known as Mademoiselle Huguette) is a profoundly special painting created in 1916. This artwork holds significant value due to its intimate portrayal of the subject. The painting features a young girl seated on a chair, captured with Modigliani's distinct elongated forms and expressive lines. 'Girl on a Chair' exudes a sense of vulnerability and introspection, drawing viewers into the subject's world. The painting's simplicity and emotional depth make it a truly exceptional piece, showcasing Modigliani's ability to capture the essence of his subjects in a way that resonates with viewers on a profound level.

68 cm

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Title: Amedeo Modigliani’s Intimate Masterpiece ‘Girl on a Chair’

Year Painted: 1916

Amedeo Modigliani, the revered Italian artist of the early 20th century, created a profoundly special painting known as ‘Girl on a Chair’ (also known as Mademoiselle Huguette) in 1916. This artwork holds immense artistic and emotional significance and continues to captivate art enthusiasts and critics alike.

‘Girl on a Chair’ depicts a young girl seated on a chair, showcasing Modigliani’s unique artistic style. The painting is characterized by the artist’s signature elongated forms, simplified features, and expressive lines. The subject’s pose exudes a sense of vulnerability and introspection, inviting viewers to glimpse into her inner world.

What makes ‘Girl on a Chair’ truly exceptional is its ability to evoke a profound emotional response. Modigliani’s portrayal captures the essence of the subject, imbuing her with a sense of quiet contemplation and serenity. The minimalistic composition and subdued color palette further enhance the painting’s intimacy, allowing viewers to connect with the subject on a deeply personal level.

The year 1916 marked a crucial period in Modigliani’s artistic career. It was during this time that he further refined his distinct style, characterized by elongated figures and a focus on capturing the inner essence of his subjects. ‘Girl on a Chair’ exemplifies Modigliani’s artistic growth and mastery during this period, showcasing his ability to evoke emotion through simple yet powerful compositions.

The enduring appeal of ‘Girl on a Chair’ lies in its timeless portrayal of human emotion and vulnerability. The subject’s introspective gaze resonates with viewers, inviting them to contemplate their own thoughts and experiences. Modigliani’s ability to capture the universal aspects of the human condition elevates the painting to a level of profound connection and empathy.

In conclusion, Amedeo Modigliani’s ‘Girl on a Chair’ (Mademoiselle Huguette) is an intimate masterpiece that exemplifies the artist’s unique style and emotional depth. Painted in 1916, this remarkable artwork continues to captivate with its elongated forms, expressive lines, and evocative portrayal of the subject. ‘Girl on a Chair’ stands as a testament to Modigliani’s artistic brilliance and his ability to convey the complexities of the human experience through his art.

Original size:
50 x 68 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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