Femme Allongée By Kees Van Dongen
1877-1968 | Dutch
Oil on canvas
Signed "van Dongen" (lower center)
This highly modern oil on canvas was composed by the great Dutch painter Kees van Dongen. Van Dongen is renowned for his daring use of vibrant color and dramatic compositions. Elegant, modern women with elongated forms were a common trope in his most popular works. This example embodies the very best and most revolutionary qualities of his distinctive style.