Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber

1932-1933

Rockwell Kent

(American, 1882-1971)

Graphite

Support: Cream(3) tracing paper

Sheet: 21 x 15.8 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.); Image: 20.3 x 15.2 cm (8 x 6 in.)

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1933.143

Description

Kent was a wanderer and adventurer, who traveled to Alaska, Patagonia, and Greenland. Much of his work, like this drawing, celebrates heroic, manly figures. Interestingly, Kent did not use professional models but drew from his own nude body with the help of mirrors.

See also
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Medium: 
Graphite

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