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"Standing Male Nude," Study for Mural by Allyn Cox, U.S. Capitol Painter

$1,950

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This strong and confident drawing of a standing male nude was made by Allyn Cox, probably for one of an array of murals he painted in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, starting with an series of paintings for the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at UCLA in 1925. Son of Kenyon Cox, a renowned muralist in an earlier period, Allyn is best known for another set of murals he executed in the U.S. Capital Building after World War II. (The drawing is charcoal on drawing paper; it is not matted or framed.).

Details

  • Creator
    Allyn Cox (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 23.75 in. (60.33 cm)Width: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Depth: .1 in. (2.54 mm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1930s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Overall very good condition. Small thumbtack holes made by the artist when mounting the drawing.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU865128869772

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    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
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