Standing Nude

  • Albino Cavallito, Standing Nude, 1930-1931, terra cotta, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Julia A. Sullivan, 1971.444

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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.

Title
Standing Nude
Artist
Date
1930-1931
Location
Dimensions
8 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (22.4 x 12.2 x 8.8 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Julia A. Sullivan

Mediums
Mediums Description
terra cotta
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure female – nude
Object Number
1971.444
Palette
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