Girl head (saint) 1900

Head portrait of a young girl with halo. View from the right, She is looking far from the viewer into the distance. Hair attached to the head with a braid, falling on her left side.

JQAW# G_1900_030
Oil on wood 32 x 24 cm
Signature: John Quincy Ɑdams
Private collection Austria.
Photo: Künstlerhaus Archive. Color insert from a private photograph of the 1986 exhibition.

This sepia-brown painting is more reminiscent of a drawing or pastel and was probably intended to illustrate Adams' technical versatility and represents a popular (and readily marketable) subject, characteristic of many of Adams' early works. It is already masterful.



1986 Academy Schillerplatz Vienna 1986, Viennese Society in Portrait, Catalog No. 3.


Schaffer/Eisenberger 1986, Austellungskatalog #3 (o.Abb.)


Auction Wendt, Vienna 4.10.1973 Lot#1.
Private collection Austria.