About Jeanne Hebuterne’s (1918) Statue
Modigliani’s portrait of Jeanne Hebuterne in 1918 is reflected on this statue.
- Size: 4.5″H x 2.5″W x 2″L.
- Item Type: statue
- Material: Resin with hand-painted color details
- Weight (lbs): 0.7 lbs, ship wt est: 1
The Italian painter and sculptor, Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), is recognized by his interpretations of the human face. The artist’s works maintained his individuality through his typical elongation of shapes were not received well during his lifetime but later found acceptance. Modigliani was born in the Tuscan town of Livorno and received his academic education in Florence and Venice. Modigliani had a short and eventful artistic life and was extremely driven and longed for recognition. Nonetheless, his life was also marked by alcoholism, metaphysical fears, and progressive tuberculosis. He took to excessive drinking and drugs and was frequently in poverty. He died at age 35 in Paris of tubercular meningitis and left the world an oeuvre that shows a sincere, obsessive search for truth and purity within art.