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Femme aux Voiles
  • Brassaï
    1899–1984
    born: Brasov, Hungary ; died: Nice, France ; active: France
  • Femme aux Voiles, 1934–1935
  • Transmutations
  • Where object was made: France
  • photoengraving, cliché-verre
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.9 x 17.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/8 x 7 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0143
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a black surface that is decorated with abstract, white shapes and patterns. There is a large, white shape in the left side of the image, with two circular shapes and cones. There are small white dots in the background and there is a diagonal strip through the center of the image with dark floral patterns, surrounded on each side by two thin rows of dark lines with small white dots. In the bottom right corner of the image there are thin, white, vertical lines.