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Anne W. Brigman
American, 1923
Gelatin silver print
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.
95.XM.73

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As a Pictorialist artist, Brigman favored a poetic rather than a clearly descriptive approach to landscape, emphasizing formal elegance, elusive symbolism, and craftsmanship. Her romantic, soft-focus work celebrates a spiritual communion between humans and nature, as in this study of a nude figure enveloped within the gentle, undulating forms of her lakeside surroundings.