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Image of Woman in Window over Flower Vase

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Cuno Amiet
Swiss (Solothurn, Switzerland, 1868 - 1961)



Woman in Window over Flower Vase

1956
Lithograph

Image
16 7/8 in. x 12 7/8 in. (42.86 cm x 32.7 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.27.481
Other Number(s): 751 (Donor Number)
Geography: Europe, Switzerland
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Lithographs
Culture/Nationality: Swiss
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • Expressionist - Refers to an international style of art, literature, music, dance, and theater that flourished between 1905 and 1920, especially in Germany. The style is characterized by the abandonment of traditional standards of realism and proportion in favor of expressing the artist's emotions, resulting in distortions of line, color, and form.
  • Jugendstil - Refers to the German and Austrian variation of Art Nouveau, named after the magazine "Jugend" that had been published in Munich since 1896. The style differs from Belgian and French Art Nouveau by a more restrained use of decoration. Jugendstil replaced the exuberance and naturalism of other Art Nouveau styles with a comparatively subdued aesthetic that was often almost unrecognizably, or not at all derived from nature.
  • Secession Movement - Describes the works of the groups of German and Austrian artists who rebeled against the Salon system and exhibited independently at the end of the 19th century. The exhibition of art and concerns about the art market formed the basis of the movement. The artists involved were not commited to a particular style but works tend to be lyrical, focus on nature, and avoid modern themes.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Mirrors and Masks: Reflections and Constructions of the Self Bryn Mawr College , Mar 23, 2017 – Jun 4, 2017

Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (42.863 x 32.703 cm)

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Carrie Robbins and Steven Z. Levine. Mirrors & Masks. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, March, 2017
    Page Number: 56, Figure Number: Plate 18

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