oil on canvas, 64×46 cm

Signed and dated lower right P. Conti 1922

It sparkles with the invention of the pivot hand under the chin, this hermaphrodite figure of the Milk Glass, ironically evoking, from two different simultaneous points of view, a new need for purity. That eccentric spirit that Corrado Pavolini called “displaced,” characteristic of all Conti’s production, seems to reach its apex in this painting.