© Sylvia Sleigh. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Douglas John and Ms. Smith
Date: 2007
Medium: Digital print with hand lithography
Dimensions: 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Danielle Rice in memory of Anne d'Harnoncourt and Sylvia Sleigh, 2010
Object Number: 2010-30.14
About: Figurative painter Sylvia Sleigh is known for her meticulously-rendered nude male portraits. She mines the art historical canon for stylistic and compositional inspiration, referencing French Impressionism and the British Pre-Raphaelites, among others. Douglas John and Ms. Smith illustrates the fine attention Sleigh pays to rendering physical details, such as the depiction of hair.
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