Larger Type
Smaller Type

Luce Foundation Center for American Art

Sculpture: 20th century: (Bust Portrait of a Woman)
(Bust Portrait of a Woman)


(Bust Portrait of a Woman)
1911
Laura Dreyfus Barney
cast and patinated plaster
20 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 12 1/4 in. (52.5 x 49.3 x 31.0 cm.)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mme. Yvonne Guehennec and Mr. William Huntington
1976.153.6b
Send E-Card Zoom

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.


« Back to Results


Luce Center for American Art