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Nude behind Disk

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Frantisek Drtikol's photographs of the nude body illustrate the ongoing influence of contemporary art movements on photographic creation. Drtikol, who in his youth had been inspired by Art Nouveau, had embraced Art Deco ideals by the 1920s. This photograph represents his movement toward...

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Inscription

Inscr. graphite verso "RK 1182-2 UTCH3"

Provenance

Rudolf Kicken Galerie, Koln, Germany; purchased September 1984.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Ružena Knotková-Boková

Nude in Corner behind Disk

1920–30

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 27.6 x 22.5 cm (10 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.420

Medium or Technique

Photograph, carbon print

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