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Standing Female Nude

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This drawing predates Elie Nadelman's emigration to America. Born in Poland, he studied briefly in Warsaw before going to Munich where in 1902 he encountered the astounding collection of Classical antiquities housed in the Glyptothek. By 1904, he had moved to Paris where he would live for next...

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Inscription

Signed lower right in pen and brown ink: Elie Nadelman

Provenance

Private collection (Paris); Galerie JGM (Paris); Private collection (New York); Beth Urdang Gallery (Boston); from whom purchased by MFA, 22 March 2006.

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

Copyright

Reproduced by permission of Elie Nadelman estate.

1905–08

Dimensions

Sheet: 53.3 x 19.1 cm (21 x 7 1/2 in.) Framed: 78 x 44 x 3.5 cm (30 11/16 x 17 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.846

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink over graphite pencil underdrawing on cream colored Asian paper

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