Two Female Nudes, ca. 1922

  • Alexander Archipenko, American, 1887-1964
  • Bauhaus, Weimar and Mueller, and Company, German

Lithograph printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 14 1/2 × 11 1/2 inches (36.8 × 29.2 cm) Sheet: 19 3/8 × 13 1/4 inches (49.2 × 33.7 cm)

Bequest of Cleo K. Gruber in memory of Lester A. Gruber

F1985.54

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Female
  • Abstraction
  • Lithography
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Nudes
  • Lithograph

Signed, in pencil, lower left: Archipenko

Embossed, lower left, Bauhaus signet, Sternenmannchen: STAATLICHES BAUHAUS WEIMAR

Cleo K. Gruber

1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Karshan, D. Archipenko, The Sculpture and Graphic Art, Including A Print Catalogue Raisonné. Tubingen, 1974, cat. no. 25, pp. 104-105 (ill.). Wingler, H.M. Die Mappenwerke, Neue Europaische Graphik. Mainz and Berlin, 1965, IV/1, p. 151 (pl. 48).

© 2005 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Alexander Archipenko, Two Female Nudes, ca. 1922, lithograph printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Cleo K. Gruber in memory of Lester A. Gruber, F1985.54.