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Der Blutende (Bleeding Man)
  • Max Oppenheimer (MOPP)
    born: Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (present-day Austria) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
  • Der Blutende (Bleeding Man), 1910–1911
  • Where object was made: Austria
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 103.9 x 80.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 40 7/8 x 31 11/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 48 x 39 x 2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 121.92 x 99.06 x 5.08 cm
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, W7
  • 1975.0042
Label Text

Nude male figure shown in three-quarter length with red (blood) on hands; his hands are on his chest. Skin pulled taught across his ribs, stomach, and shoulder blades. He extends from bottom right to top left and has a grimace on his face. He has brown hair and closed eyes. White drapery with red (blood) across his thighs. Brown, red, and white neutral background.