An abstracted figure is depicted through incisions onto the board. The figure is sat in profile, with one arm resting on their bent legs, the other under their chin, tilting their head back. The impression of a third arm rests between the two as if in motion. The face has one eye completed blacked out, and one light, the figure has shoulder length hair, and a short fringe.

Albert Adams, Figure Study, 1955, Charcoal on Woodcut Panel. Image Courtesy the Artist's Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.

Albert Adams, Figure Study, 1955

Artist: Albert Adams (b. 1929 – d. 2006)

Title: Figure Study

Year: 1955

Medium: Charcoal on Woodcut Panel, Oil Paint on Reverse

Dimensions: 60 cm x 45 cm

Accession Number: US2012-158

Acquisition info:

Gift from Edward Glennon, 2012. Supported by the ArtFund.

This work is part of our Albert Adams Special Collection.