Citation"After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Hair
(Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas) , 1965.257,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, Sep 28, 2023, https://hvrd.art/o/299831.
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Bold textured outlines in black chalk on tan paper depict a nude woman as seen from behind. Crouching and leaning forward and to the left, she holds one end of a towel up to her head to wipe with her left hand, and the other end in her outstretched right hand. Blank space indicates a soft light coming from left and highlighting her left side and part of her right arm. Softly shaded areas show her right side and right forearm in shadow, and at upper left the towel over her head is accented with brown chalk