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Saraband

Kálmán Kubinyi

(Cleveland, Ohio, 1906 - 1973, Stockbridge, Massachusetts)

1932

Mezzotint on paper

12 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (31.75 cm x 24.13 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Jane S. Barnhardt

1947.32

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In 1932 Kubinyi founded the Cleveland Print Makers, an artist’s cooperative that included a Print-a-Month program. This image of women performing the saraband, a stately Spanish dance, was distributed to around 200 Print-a-Month subscribers in July 1932. The model was Kubinyi’s sister-in-law Eleanor Buchla, who founded a modern dance troupe in Cleveland in the 1930s. Artists Honoré Guilbeau and Dorothy Rutka, whose works are in this exhibition, were also members of the dance group.

Keywords
Cleveland School
Dance
Female
Printmaking