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Nude

A full-body, photograph of a nude, female figure in profile. She sits on a pallet of blankets in front of a fireplace, and in the background is an ascending staircase.

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  • A full-body, photograph of a nude, female figure in profile. She sits on a pallet of blankets in front of a fireplace, and in the background is an ascending staircase.

Date:

1925

Artist:

James Van Der Zee
American, 1886–1983

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

James VanDerZee

Title

Nude

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1925

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on mount, lower left, below image, in graphite: "6/2/XV"; on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "J. VanDerZee"; verso unchecked

Dimensions

Image/paper: 23.7 × 18.8 cm (9 3/8 × 7 7/16 in.); Mount: 38 × 31.7 cm (15 × 12 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Clarence S. Wilson, Jr. and Helena Chapellín Wilson

Reference Number

1998.636

Extended information about this artwork

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