Dancing on a Shore

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch - Dancing on a Shore
Originally, The Dance on the Shore of 1900 was part of the collection of twenty-two paintings entitled ‘The Frieze of Life’. The figures of dancing girls are at the centre of the action being observed by two figures in black – widows. The solitary woman in red symbolises the age of the climax of erotic strength. The cycle of life is rendered in wide colourful lines dividing the space into multi-coloured bands.
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measurements: height 95,5 cm
width 98,5 cm
material: canvas
technique: oil
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inventory number: O 3349
gallery collection: Collection of 19th Century Art and Classical Modernism

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