screen: photographed 10/13/2020
screen: photographed 10/13/2020

Anatomy Lesson


Artist
Stanley William Hayter (British; English, December 27 1901 – May 4 1988)
Date
1954
Medium
engraving, aquatint and soft-ground etching
Dimensions
Sheet : 18 7/8 x 14 in. (47.94 x 35.56 cm)
Mat : 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm)
Credit Line
Hope College Collection
Object Number
2017.58

Label
Stanley William Hayter was an innovative printmaker and painter who was especially associated with the Surrealist and Abstract Expressionist art movements. Influences from both of those movements are evident in this 1954 image of an artist observing a female nude in his studio. Hayter experimented with different ways of inking the plate during the printing process, resulting in multiple variations of the print featuring different color combinations.

Object Type
Print