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Images of Dorothea Tanning, Sleeping Nude
Painted in a traditional style, a light-skinned nude woman with wide hips reclines on a red surfa...
Painted in a traditional style, a light-skinned nude woman with wide hips reclines on a red surface. The top half of the painting, including most of her face, collapses into abstract shapes like crumpled fabric.
Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012
Oil on canvas
Sight: 23 9/16 × 19 9/16 in. (60 × 49.7 cm) frame: 30 × 25 ¾ × 1 3/8 in.(76.2 × 65.4 × 3.5 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of anonymous donor, 1984.23
Photo: Nathan Keay
© MCA Chicago
Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago
Surrealism: The Conjured Life
Two creatures with human legs and fish heads nestle together while seated on a stone by the seash...
Two creatures with human legs and fish heads nestle together while seated on a stone by the seashore.