Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ben Shahn
    born: Kovno, Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Nude, circa 1929
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 51.1 x 37.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 20 1/8 x 14 3/4 in
  • Gift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D.
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0181

Nude woman facing viewer with body turned to the side. Painted with thick, heavy brushstrokes.