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Grape Picker

Accession Number
2012/2.187

Title
Grape Picker

Artist(s)
Antonio Frasconi

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1951

Medium & Support
two-color woodcut on laid paper

Dimensions
16 in x 9 in (40.64 cm x 22.86 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject matter
Portrait of a woman collecting grapes in her apron.

Physical Description
This two-color woodcut in black and pale pink depicts a standing female figure against a black background in vertical format. The figure is shown bending over collecting grapes in the folds of her apron. Her skirt is decorated in a bird motif and her hair is windswept. The verso of this print contains an announcement for an exhibition at Weyhe Gallery in New York in March and April of 1951.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
agriculture
aprons (main garments)
portraits
women (female humans)

1 Related Resource

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& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display