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Preliminary sketch for painting American Venus

view Preliminary sketch for painting <em>American Venus</em> digital asset number 1
Creator:
Bunn, William E. L. (Edward Lewis), 1910-2009
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1942 January 26
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Sketch : 1 sheet : graphite ; 13 x 14 cm
Summary:
Handwritten note in ink on verso: Morning swim; evening swim; sketch began and done around 1:30 AM; Jan. 26, 1942
Shows a nude woman emerging from the Mississippi river, a riverboat behind her.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies
Nude in art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18267
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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