20th Century
The New Haircut

Graphite on paper
Image size: 11 ¾ x 8 ½ inches (30 x 21.5 cm)
Original frame

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This superbly-drawn portrait highlights the artist’s undeniable skill as a portrait artist, particularly evident in the delicate use of the stumped pencil to achieve the subtle tonal gradations of the girl’s skin and hair, as well as the more detailed working of the eyes.