An Amazon was a warrior from a female race which excluded men from their society. They famously removed their right breast in order to be able to facilitate the drawing of the bowstring. This subject of a menacing, matriarchal female figure was one Hayter explored in other engravings of this period such as ‘Tarantelle’.
|Image Size||: 61.8 x 40.2 cm|
|Paper||75.5 x 52 cm|
|Collections||British Museum; MOMA, NY; Kempner Art Museum|
|Reference||Black and Moorhead 165|