Study of Two Dancers
Arthur B. Davies
Study of Two Dancers represents a later phase in the artist’s work, in which highly simplified outlines have replaced heavily worked forms and densely built-up surfaces. During the teens Davies was almost completely absorbed with the theme of dancers in movement, creating endless variations such as this one.
Pastel on two sheets of vertically joined blue-gray laid paper
14 7/16 x 16 5/16 in. (36.7 x 41.4 cm)
frame: 23 × 29 1/8 × 2 in. (58.4 × 74 × 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Walter H. Crittenden
This item is not on view
Arthur B. Davies (American, 1862-1928). Study of Two Dancers, ca. 1915-1920. Pastel on two sheets of vertically joined blue-gray laid paper, 14 7/16 x 16 5/16 in. (36.7 x 41.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Walter H. Crittenden, 20.663 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.663_PS2.jpg)
overall, 20.663_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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