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John Doubleday’s ‘Estranged Nude’ appears to have been designed with a simplistic, unpretentious style in mind. The upper torso and head are in proportion, while the lower torso and leg give the impression of being slightly elongated and lengthened. This is due to the contrast of shapes used in the sculpture, between the shapely torso and the slender leg. The limited facial details and the unexpected removal of limbs enhance the hostility and alienation of this estranged nude.
Hollytrees Museum, Victor Batte-Lay Foundation
H 62 x W 11 x D 9 cm