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Sleeping Gypsy

c. 1909–1912
(Russian, 1886–1958)
Unframed: 99.1 x 121.9 cm (39 x 48 in.)
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The sitter in this painting may be the artist's wife, Lisa.

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Unlike many other Russian avant-garde paintings, Falk's work often retains an element of tenderness. Here he strikes a balance between geometry and humanity—his shards of color do not obscure this woman's peaceful expression. What do you think she is dreaming about?
Sleeping Gypsy

Sleeping Gypsy

c. 1909–1912

Robert Rafailovich Falk

(Russian, 1886–1958)
Russia, early 20th century

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