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Maker(s):Pins, Jacob
Culture:Israeli, b. Germany (1917-2005 )
Title:Dance-Macabre
Date Made:1945
Type:Print
Materials:Woodcut in black ink on white paper
Measurements:mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm; sheet: 5 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 11.7475 cm; image: 4 11/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 11.90625 cm x 9.8425 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (pencil): Pins ; DATE: recto, lwr. r. (pencil): 1945 ; INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. l. (pencil): H64 g ; recto, lwr. l. (pencil): DANCE-MACABRE
Accession Number:  MH 1988.14.227.5
Credit Line:Gift of Helene B. Black (Class of 1931)
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Description:
A female skeleton in a tutu dances with one leg raised and the other leg standing on a skull. Cylindrical forms angle in from each side.

Tags:
prints; abstract; black and white; skeletons; ballet; dance

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