Study of a Seated Nude Female Model Drawing

c. 1888–1898
(French, 1824–1898)
Sheet: 23.7 x 30.5 cm (9 5/16 x 12 in.)
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In this surprising drawing, a nude figure abandons her role as model in favor of drawing. The passive nude has become active; she turns away from the viewer, absorbed in her own artistic pursuit.
Study of a Seated Nude Female Model Drawing

Study of a Seated Nude Female Model Drawing

c. 1888–1898

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

(French, 1824–1898)
France, 19th century

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