© Albert Decaris %2F Artists Rights Society %28ARS%29%2C New York

Miners, 1927

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Decaris's masterful engraving of miners at work serves as an elaborate stage for exploring various poses of the human body in action. The nearly naked miners are posed in incongruous positions within a frieze-like triptych design that emphasize their musculature. The figurative composition recalls Pollaiuolo's famous 1465 engraving Battle of the Naked Men, which like the present print, studies the human body in action

Details
Title
Miners
Artist Life
1901 - 1988
Role
Maker
Accession Number
2000.128
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