Young Woman in a Yellow Dress (also known as Madame Modot)

By Amedeo Modigliani SKU:70857

Amedeo Modigliani's 'Young Woman in a Yellow Dress' (also known as Madame Modot) is a remarkable painting created around 1918. This captivating artwork portrays an elegant young woman adorned in a vibrant yellow dress, exuding an air of sophistication and mystery. The painting is highly esteemed due to Modigliani's signature style, featuring elongated forms and alluring gazes. It captures both the subject's timeless beauty and the artist's unique vision. The combination of graceful lines, subtle colors, and an enigmatic aura makes 'Young Woman in a Yellow Dress' a truly special and enduring masterpiece.

68 cm

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Title: Amedeo Modigliani’s Radiant Muse: Young Woman in a Yellow Dress

Year Painted: 1921

Amedeo Modigliani, a renowned Italian painter and sculptor of the early 20th century, created the exquisite masterpiece “”Young Woman in a Yellow Dress”” in the year 1921. This iconic painting, also known as “”Madame Modot,”” captivates art enthusiasts worldwide with its alluring charm and distinctive style.

The painting portrays a young woman exuding an air of elegance and mystery, seated against a vibrant yellow background. Modigliani’s signature elongated figures and almond-shaped eyes are evident in this portrait, as he deftly captures the subject’s graceful and serene demeanor. The use of bold lines and minimalistic features adds a touch of modernity and timelessness to the artwork.

One of the reasons “”Young Woman in a Yellow Dress”” is considered a very special painting lies in its historical context. Modigliani’s career was tragically cut short, as he succumbed to illness and passed away at the young age of 35, just two years after creating this remarkable piece. As a result, his body of work is relatively limited, making each painting a precious treasure.

The model in the portrait is believed to be Jeanne Hébuterne, the artist’s beloved muse and companion. Their passionate and tumultuous relationship was well-documented, adding another layer of poignancy to the painting’s significance. Tragically, Jeanne’s life met a tragic end shortly after Modigliani’s, deepening the emotional resonance of this artwork.

Modigliani’s unique style, which blended influences from African art and Italian Renaissance, earned him recognition posthumously. His art was rediscovered by the art world, gaining immense popularity in the early 20th century. Today, “”Young Woman in a Yellow Dress”” remains a symbol of the artist’s distinct approach, showcasing the emotional depth and sensitivity he imbued in his subjects.

The painting’s prominence has led to its inclusion in major art exhibitions and galleries worldwide. Art enthusiasts from different corners of the globe travel to witness the captivating allure of Madame Modot, immersing themselves in the enigmatic beauty that Modigliani masterfully created.

In conclusion, Amedeo Modigliani’s “”Young Woman in a Yellow Dress”” is a masterpiece that continues to enthrall art enthusiasts with its captivating beauty and historical significance. Its portrayal of a radiant muse in a mesmerizing yellow dress stands as a testament to Modigliani’s unparalleled talent and artistic vision, making it an enduring symbol of his tragically brief yet influential career.

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

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