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Meditation, c. 1912

Alexei Jawlensky

Russian, 1864-1941
Oil on textured wove paper, mounted on canvas
21 x 19-1/4 in. (53.3 x 48.9 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
P.1953.084
© Norton Simon Museum

Not on view

Jawlensky developed a stylization of form that moved farther away from the individual sitter and closer to an archetype. This iconography was perfected in his heads from the 1920s.

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