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Woman

A work made of charcoal and black chalk, with stumping and erasure, with graphite on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of charcoal and black chalk, with stumping and erasure, with graphite on cream wove paper.

Date:

c. 1948

Artist:

Cosmo Campoli
American, 1923-1997

About this artwork

This drawing of a terrified woman is representative of the so-called Monster Roster artists, with whom Campoli was associated. Campoli studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago after the Second World War, joining other former G.I.s who drew on their experiences during the war and the Great Depression to render dark images of humanity gone mad.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cosmo Campoli

Title

Woman

Origin

United States

Date

1943–1953

Medium

Charcoal and black chalk, with stumping and erasure, with graphite on cream wove paper

Dimensions

645 × 417 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Jim Zanzi

Reference Number

2017.484

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