Nude Female, 1975
Original lithograph, signed presentation proof for the edition of 40
16.50 x 13 in
Sold as a pair with 7955g R. C. Gorman is better known for his images of colorful and elegant Navajo figures. This pair of prints, however, offers a view into his personal life. The pair of nude figures in this pendant pair are of his boyfriend Bart, and himself represented as the woman. Thus, the erotic nature of the images shows an insight not just into his sexuality, but also into his conception of gender. 26.13 x 22.38 inches, each frame 16.5 x 13 inches, each artwork Each signed and dated in pencil, lower left Each inscribed 'Presentation Proof' in pencil, lower right Framed to conservation standards using 100 percent rag matting, and housed in a toned silver gilded moulding Each artwork in excellent condition. Some abrasions on mouldings.