Feb 19, 2009

Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber


Rockwell Kent

(American, 1882-1971)


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



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.

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