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Modigliani and His Friends
Sixth room
Nudes (II)

Continuing the display on show at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, this room includes one of Modigliani's most celebrated reclining nudes, while nudes by other Montparnasse artists are the subject of the display in the upper gallery at Fundación Caja Madrid. In addition to two outstanding paintings by Modigliani (half-way between portrait and nude), the visitor will see works by Van Dongen, Suzanne Valadon (whom Modigliani always considered his adoptive mother), the Jewish painters Marc Chagall, Moïse Kisling, and Jules Pascin, and the Japanese artist who lived in Paris, Tsugouharu Foujita.

Using their own particular styles, each of these artists conveyed the rich variety of art produced in Paris in the first and second decades of the 20th century and which cannot be confined to the narrow boundaries of particular labels or movements.
Red-Haired Young Woman in a Shirt

Amedeo Modigliani
Red-Haired Young Woman in a Shirt, 1918
Oil on canvas. 100 x 65 cm
Albertina, Vienna
On permanent loan from the Batliner Collection
Nude on a Chair

Dongen, Kees van
Nude on a Chair, c. 1905
Oil on canvas. 65 x 54 cm
Private collection
Reclining Nude

Amedeo Modigliani
Reclining Nude, 1917
Oil on canvas. 65 x 100 cm
Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turín
Nude with Raised Arm

Foujita, Tsugouharu
Nude with Raised Arm, 1923
Oil on canvas. 81 x 44.8 cm
Private collection