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Standing Nude

1930-1931 Albino Cavallito Born: Cocconato, Italy 1905 Died: New York, New York, 1966 terra cotta 8 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (22.4 x 12.2 x 8.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Julia A. Sullivan 1971.444 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 48A

Luce Center Label

Albino Cavallito modeled Standing Nude from terra-cotta in the early 1930s. The rough texture of the clay resembles dimpled flesh, emphasizing the figure’s immense limbs and obvious weight. The defiant stance and oversized legs convey an intimidating personality.


Figure female - nude


ceramic - terra cotta