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Acrobats

David Bomberg, English, 1890 - 1957

Date:
1913-1914

Medium:
Charcoal with erasing and conte crayon on laid paper

Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 x 22 7/16 inches (47 x 57 cm)

Copyright:
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1981-21-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund and the Fiske Kimball Fund, 1981

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Label:
The soft, dusty passages of charcoal are reinforced by touches of black crayon in some of the darkest lines of this drawing. The presence of the artist's hand can be sensed in the areas where he pressed his finger into a pliable eraser and removed charcoal to create highlights.