Mayer was a professional model and the subject of several paintings in 1913. These paintings were in large part color studies for the artist. On the stretcher of this one, he indicated the Maratta color triad of red, yellow-green, and blue.
Image rights: Delaware Art Museum, Gift of the John Sloan Trust, 1996. © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
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