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Odalisque (Woman of the Harem)
  • Brassaï
    born: Brasov, Hungary ; died: Nice, France ; active: France
  • Odalisque (Woman of the Harem), 1934–1935
  • Transmutations
  • Where object was made: France
  • photoengraving, cliché-verre
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.9 x 17.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/8 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0135
Label Text

Abstraction of a nude female figure in full frontal view with proper right arm over head tilted to the left. Edge of image cuts figure off at the knees.