Curtis Moffat, 'Nude

Curtis Moffat, 'Nude

Curtis Moffat
'Nude'
About 1925-1930
Gelatin silver print
Museum no. E.1315-2007
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London/Estate of Curtis Moffat

This semi-abstract view of the back of a female nude is reminiscent of the fragmentation of the human form employed by many Surrealist photographers, including Man Ray, with whom Moffat collaborated early in his career.