Paul Delvaux, Penelope, 1945

Images of Paul Delvaux, Penelope

In this painting, a light-skinned, dark-haired woman in an ornate deep purple dress stands next to a dark body of water, posed with her hands aloft. Two partially nude people stand and a lounge in the background.
Paul Delvaux, Belgian, 1897–1994
Penelope, 1945
Oil on board
Sight: 47 7/8 × 47 1/2 in. (121.6 × 120.6 cm); frame: 53 1/2 × 53 3/8 in. (135.9 × 135.6 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, 1998.36
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago