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Dawn

Accession Number
2000/2.141.2

Title
Dawn

Artist(s)
Alice Boughton

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1909

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 7/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.11 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
In this photograph, a nude female figure stands left of center, holding a large glass sphere held at shoulder-level. She stands in shallow water that barely covers her feet, and expands into the background of the composition. The image is comprised of soft tonal gradations, lending to its calm and dreamy aesthetic. 

Physical Description
Nude woman turned away from the viewer. She is holding a glass sphere at the height of her shoulder, standing in shallow water.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
ball
beaches
bodies of water (natural)
glass (material)
nudes
nudes (representations)
shores
shores (landforms)
standing
water
women (female humans)

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