The Weeping Woman


Jacob Epstein, England, 1880 - 1959
אנגליה, 1959-1880
The Weeping Woman
1922
Plaster
60 x 42 x 49 cm
Gift of the Jacob Epstein Estate
Jacob Epstein © Tate Gallery, London
Accession number: B66.1621

photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2002

In The Weeping Woman, Epstein created his first image of expressive movement. Employing a model who once posed for the painter James McNeill Whistler, Epstein artfully expresses the woman's wailing and weeping in her wringing hands.

Publications:
Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2002

Exhibition:
Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, Nathan Cummings 20th Century Art Building, Israel Museum, 2002