This is one of the portraits of women that Soutine produced in the 1920s. It depicts an elegantly dressed woman of feminine charm through its distorted texture and vigorous brushstrokes. Even though she has a slight smile on her face, a strain of Slavic melancholy appears vaguely.


  • Title: La Polonaise
  • Creator: Chaim Soutine
  • Creator Lifespan: 1894/1943
  • Date Created: 1928
  • Physical Dimensions: 49.9 cm × 44.5 cm
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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