Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Emily Braun

Second Advisor

Lynda Klich

Academic Program Adviser

Nebahat Avcioglu


This thesis is a study of Juan Gris’s drawings and their evolving role within his oeuvre: from his still life drawings and ongoing interest in form; his early cubist preparatory drawings; a focused series of drawings after Cézanne; and finally his post-war portraits developing to an independent practice.



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