Reclining Nude from the Back

By Amedeo Modigliani SKU:7155

Amedeo Modigliani's "Reclining Nude from the Back," painted in the early 20th century, is a truly special artwork. This captivating painting showcases Modigliani's unique approach to the female form, with an intimate portrayal of a reclining nude figure seen from behind. The artist's signature elongated lines and graceful curves infuse the painting with a sense of sensual elegance. "Reclining Nude from the Back" is celebrated for its daring and innovative depiction of the human body, challenging traditional artistic norms of the time. Its timeless beauty and artistic boldness continue to captivate art enthusiasts, making it a cherished masterpiece in the history of art.

40 cm

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Title: Amedeo Modigliani’s Sensual Masterpiece: Reclining Nude from the Back

Year Painted: 1917-1918

Amedeo Modigliani’s “”Reclining Nude from the Back,”” painted between 1917 and 1918, stands as a mesmerizing testament to the artist’s daring and innovative approach to the female form. This exquisite painting holds a special place in the world of art for its sensual portrayal of a reclining nude figure seen from behind.

In “”Reclining Nude from the Back,”” Modigliani skillfully captures the curves and contours of the female body using his signature elongated lines and graceful strokes. The subject’s body is depicted in a relaxed and alluring pose, exuding an air of intimacy and vulnerability. The artist’s bold decision to portray the figure from behind was a departure from traditional artistic norms, challenging the conventions of the time.

Modigliani’s fascination with the female form and his unique ability to infuse his subjects with emotional depth are evident in this painting. Despite the absence of facial features, the reclining nude exudes a sense of mystery and allure that draws the viewer into her world. The painting’s simplicity and focus on form allow the viewer to appreciate the essence of femininity, elevating it to an almost ethereal and timeless level.

“”Reclining Nude from the Back”” is not merely a celebration of physical beauty; it also represents Modigliani’s exploration of the human condition. The figure’s posture and the absence of direct eye contact evoke a sense of contemplation and introspection, inviting viewers to ponder the complexities of the human experience.

The painting’s significance is further amplified by the historical context in which it was created. Modigliani’s career was marked by financial struggles and personal hardships, and this work was produced during a period of profound transformation in his artistic style. Despite his challenging circumstances, Modigliani pushed the boundaries of art, culminating in this daring portrayal of the reclining nude.

Over the years, “”Reclining Nude from the Back”” has become an iconic representation of Modigliani’s oeuvre, admired for its timeless beauty and artistic audacity. The painting has been showcased in major art exhibitions and remains a treasured masterpiece in the art world.

In conclusion, Amedeo Modigliani’s “”Reclining Nude from the Back”” is a sensual and daring masterpiece that continues to captivate audiences with its intimate portrayal of the female form. Painted between 1917 and 1918, this artwork holds a special place in art history for its innovative approach and emotional depth. Modigliani’s ability to convey both physical beauty and profound contemplation makes “”Reclining Nude from the Back”” a timeless and cherished piece in the realm of art.

Original size:
99.5 x 64.5 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
61 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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