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The White Eagle, from War: Mystical Images of War

A work made of lithograph on cream wove paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of lithograph on cream wove paper.

Date:

1914

Artist:

Natalia Goncharova
Russian, 1881-1962

About this artwork

Folk imagery and the language of icons informed Goncharova’s Neo-primitivist style. In this work, the two-headed white eagle of Russia dominates the crowned black Prussian eagle with one beak and clasps a crescent moon in the other, referencing Turkey or the Ottoman Empire. Emphatic lines animate the composition, a modernist treatment of space and action akin to concurrent explorations in Cubism and Futurism.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Natalia Goncharova

Title

The White Eagle, from War: Mystical Images of War

Origin

Russia

Date

Made 1914

Medium

Lithograph on cream wove paper

Dimensions

326 × 249 mm

Credit Line

Margaret Fisher Endowment

Reference Number

1992.4.2

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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