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Untitled (Abstract Figures)

ca. 1934
20th c
15 in. x 19 7/8 in. (38.1 cm x 50.48 cm)

Abraham Walkowitz, Russian-American, (March 28, 1878–January 27, 1965)

Object Type: Painting
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York
Medium and Support: Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Credit Line: Gift of the artist in memory of Gertrude V. Whitney, 1959
Accession Number: 59-0.4

Commentary
Walkowitz' continued interest in depicting entagled groups of figures rendered through an economical, semi-abstract style is evident in the watercolor "Untitled (Abstract Figures)," 1934. In this work the overlapping shapes of nudes gather into a mass which fills almost the entire sheet of paper. The colors are soft, the brushwork swift, cursive, spontaneous.

Exhibition
2008 - 2009: "Modernism and The Wichner Collection," November 7, 2008 - August 16, 2009, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
1982: "Abraham Walkowitz: Figuration and New York Cityscapes, 1895-1945," September 12 - October 31, 1982, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Object Description
Modern abstract watercolor and charcoal on paper

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Dimensions
  • Frame: 22 1/8 x 27 1/8 x 1 1/2 inches Dimensions: 15 x 19 7/8 in. (38.1 x 50.48 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Abraham Walkowitz
    Role: artist /donor
    Place: New York, New York
    Dates: ca. 1934, July 16, 1959

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