The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of March 3, 2024

Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber

1932–1933
(American, 1882–1971)
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.)
© Courtesy of Plattsburgh State Art Museum/Estate of Sally Kent Gordon.
Location: not on view

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.
  • Drawings from the Museum Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 10-April 28, 1937).
    Print Club Publications: Past Fifteen Years. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 9-March 20, 1938).
    The Precisionist Aesthetic in American Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (January 24-April 9, 1989).
    American Drawings from the Permanent Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (April 19-July 12, 1998).
    Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; 4/19/98 - 7/12/98. "American Drawings from the Permanent Collection."
  • {{cite web|title=Mountain Climber|url=false|author=Rockwell Kent|year=1932–1933|access-date=03 March 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1933.143