Head of a Girl

1898, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941, © 2000 Tate

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This painting of an unidentified young girl has sometimes been entitled 'Head of a Little Servant Girl'. In later years Renoir often used his servants as models, and this girl, seen in profile against a featureless backdrop, would have been among the youngest in service.

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