(Bust Portrait of a Woman)

  • Laura Dreyfus Barney, (Bust Portrait of a Woman), 1911, plaster/cast and patinated, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mme. Yvonne Guehennec and Mr. William E. Huntington, 1976.153.6B

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Laura Dreyfus Barney’s Bust Portrait of a Woman shows a figure with her head turned slightly away. The woman holds up her bedclothes, exposing her shoulder and part of her breast. The reflection of light off the naturalistic modeling creates a sensual effect.

Title
(Bust Portrait of a Woman)
Artist
Date
1911
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
20 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 12 1/4 in. (52.5 x 49.3 x 31.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mme. Yvonne Guehennec and Mr. William E. Huntington

Mediums
Mediums Description
plaster/cast and patinated
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1976.153.6B
Palette
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