The Caress, Leon Golub
Leon Golub
The Caress
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Leon Golub

The Caress, 1969


Dimensions
134.5 x 183.0 cm
Physical Description
Acrylic on linen
Inventory Number
2340
Acquisition
Acquired in 2011 as a gift from the Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts
Status
Not on display

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Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Caress (Original Title)
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Acrylic on linen
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main (prüfen)
Picture Copyright
© Estate of Leon Golub / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021
Acquisition
Acquired in 2011 as a gift from the Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa)
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31A236 lying figure
  • 31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 31AA236 lying figure - AA - female human figure
Secondary
  • 22C4(RED) colours, pigments, and paints: red

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Last update

31.03.2021