A Woman from Cairo Study

A Woman from Cairo Study

Artist: Ludwig Deutsch
Not signed but authenticated by Lynne Thornton
Title: A Woman from Cairo Study
Medium: oil on canvas/huile sur toile
Size: 25.625x21.25in. (65x54cm)
Austrian Orientalist

For artist studies such as this one are valuable insights into the artist's approach to a painting. It looks like Deutsch applied paint in short strokes, similar to hatching with a pencil. The light source and play of shadows is recorded in high contrast to each other (see her right hand), very unlike the smooth value gradation we are used to seeing in his final products. This leaves me to believe that this might be a color study.
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