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Isadora Duncan

Accession Number
1950/1.119

Title
Isadora Duncan

Artist(s)
Abraham Walkowitz

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1909-1950

Medium & Support
pen, watercolor, and graphite on paper

Dimensions
13 13/16 in x 9 3/16 in (35.08 cm x 23.34 cm);22 in x 18 in (55.88 cm x 45.72 cm);19 in x 14 1/8 in (48.26 cm x 35.88 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Abraham Walkowitz

Subject matter
The woman in this drawing, dancer, Isadora Duncan, was a favorite subject of Walkowitz, who made hundreds of similar drawings.

Physical Description
A drawing of a woman seeming to lurch to the right, with one knee bent as if beginning to run. Her left arm is draped across front of her body, and her right arm is extended to the left, parallel to the top of the frame.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
dancers
dances (performance events)
drawing (image-making)
modern and contemporary art
women (female humans)

2 Related Resources

Dance
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
How We Express Ourselves
(Part of: I.B. Units of Inquiry)

& Author Notes

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