Reclining Woman in Studio

Sigmund Menkes (Polish/American, 1896-1986): Reclining Woman in Studio (Oil on canvas) – Early in his career his paintings exhibited a Fauvist aesthetic… Menkes’s creative stance was especially strongly influenced by the work of Henri Matisse… Women depicted in interiors were a frequent motif; their approximated shapes were surrounded by fluid, bending contour lines that at times broke free of the color areas they surrounded…

Sigmund Menkes  Reclining Woman in Studio


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