School of Art
Prints / PR787
La Danse [The Dance]
Woodcut in black on heavy cream wove paper
314 x 318 mm.
Purchase: Guilde de la Gravure 1960-1965
Funding support: Gulbenkian Foundation
Number 49 of an edition of 200
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Sailor and a woman dancing; foreground, a sailor dances with a woman who wears a spotted dress, hooped ear-rings and a hat / headress; middleground, vegetation (palms or bamboo) and a smiling black man wearing a sun hat; background, a sailing ship on a choppy sea. Bold woodcut. Thin black border defined by a white line. Text on block 'LA DANSE'. Paper has the embossed stamp 'GG'