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Male Nude

Accession Number
1982/2.43

Title
Male Nude

Artist(s)
Alfred Stevens

Artist Nationality
Belgian (modern)

Object Creation Date
1844

Medium & Support
charcoal and stump on beige wove paper

Dimensions
23 5/8 in. x 13 13/16 in. ( 60 cm x 35.1 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Label copy
Stevens executed this drawing as a twenty-one year old student at the studio of the Romantic painter Camille Roqueplan in Paris. Stevens' "académie" explores how the fall of light on the human body reveals its underlying structure. The model's stance and gesture mimic the classical orator's pose.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Western

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Keywords
males
nudes
study

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