|Artist||Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948)|
|Dimensions||H-15.5 W-12 inches|
|Medium||Ink on Paper Napkin Mounted on cardboard|
Ink drawing of peasant man's profile from shoulders up. This simple line drawing depicts a portrait in profile. Every seam-the hairline, the folds of the eyelids, the brow, chin and neck- is rendered with an unnerving precision and attention so that the overall effect is disquieting. Especially so are the tiny hairs around the scalp and the frill collar punctuated with one button at the neck.
Drawn on unframed embossed napking mounted on cardboard.