Head of a Prophet
- Emil Nolde (German, 1867-1956)
- Watercolor on Japanese wove tissue paper, mounted on thin cardboard
- comp: 16-1/8 x 11-3/4 in. (41.0 x 30.0 cm); sheet: 18-3/8 x 13-7/8 in. (46.7 x 35.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
- Accession Number:
- © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll
Trips to Russia, the Far East, and the South Seas influenced Nolde's subject matter, which ranged from ethnographic depictions of South Sea islanders to religious paintings, flowers, landscapes, and the sea.
[Galerie Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt am Main, sold 1920 to];
Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, 1953-1954;
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena,1954-1975;
Norton Simon Museum, 1975.
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