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Girl

Accession Number
1953/1.41

Title
Girl

Artist(s)
Carlos Lopez

Object Creation Date
1946-1952

Medium & Support
India ink, charcoal, and watercolor on paper

Dimensions
17 in x 13 7/8 in (43.1 cm x 35.3 cm);22 3/16 in x 18 3/16 in (56.4 cm x 46.2 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
Towards the conclusion of World War II, Lopez's art shifted from folk-like scenes of Michigan and its residents to darker, sadder subjects and depictions. The soft face and hollow eyes of the unidentified girl in the drawing are similar to other paintings he did after 1946. 

Physical Description
A woman with a loose head wrapping stares downward and to her right. Her eyes are blank.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Cuban
bust-length
females
girls
headscarves
modern and contemporary art
portraits

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