Etching and drypoint
Sheet: 31.2 x 22.6 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Platemark: 20 x 14.9 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Malcolm L. McBride 1966.76
Catalogue raisonné: Black 96
This print was published by the Leicester Galleries, who frequently exhibited Christopher Nevinson's work.
This print, which offers a view from an interior space through a distinctively Parisian window and terrace, relates to a painting created by Christopher Nevinson in the previous year. Both date from a period during which the artist became interested in depicting the alienation of urban life. Here, the viewer is placed within a shadowy apartment to suggest isolation. A view through the window reveals a woman in an adjacent apartment combing her hair while unaware that she is being watched, emphasizing the separation of lives otherwise lived closely.
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