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Torso

Accession Number
1995/2.24

Title
Torso

Artist(s)
Clarence H. White; Alfred Stieglitz

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1907

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
11 5/8 in x 8 1/16 in (29.53 cm x 20.48 cm);8 3/8 in x 6 5/16 in (21.27 cm x 16.03 cm);12 in x 8 1/16 in (30.48 cm x 20.48 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)

Subject matter
This photograph depicts Miss Thompson, one of the two female models featured in a series of figure studies by Clarence White and Alfred Stieglitz in 1907. This print was published in Camera Work: A Photographic Quarterly, Issue no. 27 two years later as a photogravure. The nude woman is posed with her arm above her head, which she turns to the left side of the frame as she looks downward. The photograph focuses on the soft shapes and shadows created by her nude body.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts the torso and head of a nude woman. She holds her arm above her head and faces toward the left side of the frame.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
modern and contemporary art
nudes
nudes (representations)
portraits
torsos (animal components)
woman
women (female humans)

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