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Artist
Cecil Collins (1908‑1989)
Title
Untitled
Date date not known
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 285 x 248 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Elisabeth Collins, the artist's widow, through the Art Fund 2001
Reference
P11852
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Summary

This lithograph depicts a nude woman lying horizontally on the ground, lifing the upper part of her body, so that her long hair falls down. Beneath her there is an ambiguous image, which might represent stars exploding across an expanse of dark sky. Collins explored many print-making techniques. Amongst his most powerful images are those created by means of lithography. This was the perfect vehicle of expression for much of Collins’s work since he could make prints from an image drawn directly… (read more)

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