Clyfford Still, PH-191, 1951. Source
A cracking new post about Clyfford Still over at Abstract Critical:
“We should not be surprised then, that many of the best Stills can feel closed in, have dark and earthen tones, and are marked by that ubiquitous “lifeline,” and yet suggest a transcending power and vitality…”
— Ken Carpenter
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Peter, A Young English Girl, by Romaine Brooks. Source
Romaine Brooks (1874-1970) was a lesbian painter. Using a subdued palette, she painted many portraits of women in androgynous or masculine dress. Toward the end of her life she suffered from mental illness.
The Wiki has a detailed entry about her.