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Study in White and Grey

Accession Number
1982/2.32

Title
Study in White and Grey

Artist(s)
Jean Paul Slusser

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1948

Medium & Support
casein and pastel on cardboard

Dimensions
23 1/16 x 28 15/16 in. (58.5 x 73.4 cm);22 15/16 x 28 15/16 in. (58.2 x 73.4 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Robert and Elizabeth Slusser

Subject matter
A pastel study of the human figure.

Physical Description
A triangular formation of three figures. The one on the right is a seated male nude, the other two are partially intact sculptures that look like Classical Greek pieces. The one in the middle is a bust. The one on the left is a body on its knees, with no arms or head. The surrounding interior is done in yellows, pinks, and dark blues.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
study

Additional Object Classification(s)
Drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
fragment
modern and contemporary art
nudes
nudes (representations)
pastels (visual works)
seated
sitting
statues
study

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