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Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon
Laugh of the Moon

© Dorich House Museum, Kingston University. Photo credit: Dorich House Museum, Kingston University

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A reclining female nude looking over her left shoulder. The title is derived from 'The Tale of the Pomegranate Flower and Laugh-of-the-Moon' from 'The Thousand and One Nights'.

Dorich House Museum







H 22.5 x W 45.5 x D 12.6 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the artist's estate

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Signature/marks description

back of head: Dora Gordine 1/6

Inscription description

label cast in Dora Gordine's handwriting: Laugh of the Moon by Dora Gordine


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