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Reclining Figure

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Reclining Figure

Artist: Nicholas Marsicano (American, 1914 - 1991)
Date: 1964
Medium: oil on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/4 × 24 in. (47.6 × 61 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased by General Memorial Funds, 1964.66
Accession number: 1964.66
Classification: work on paper
In Collection(s)
Label TextFor Nicholas Marsicano, the human figure is a point of departure for a significant relation of dynamic abstract shape to the plane areas of a composition. HIs form is broad in conception, monumental in scale, and carries a great sense of human vitality. Source: Bulletin.September 1964.
InscriptionMarsicano (L/R)
Exhibition History"Man in the City," Ottumwa Heights College, Ottumwa, Iowa, March 30-April 7, 1968
Published ReferencesDMAC BULLETIN, "New Acqusitions," September 1964, p. 1, repro.
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