Self-portrait on the 6th wedding anniversary

The Self-portrait on the 6th Wedding Day, created in Paris, is an example of Paula Modersohn-Becker's modernity: simple form accompanied by reduced color. With paintings like this she manages the implementation of the "great simplicity of form" after which she sought all her life. Standing in front of a light green spotted background her upper body is naked except for an amber necklace. A white cl…