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Although Zitman is mainly known as a sculptor, he was also a very prolific draftsman. Every day, in the silence of his studio, drawing was for him some sort of ritual.
Most of his drawings retain the mysterious atmosphere that emanates from his sculptures. They have the characteristic of a sculptor’s drawing, which privileges certain details but succeeds in reducing the volumes to an outline. …

Although Zitman is mainly known as a sculptor, he was also a very prolific draftsman. Every day, in the silence of his studio, drawing was for him some sort of ritual.
Most of his drawings retain the mysterious atmosphere that emanates from his sculptures. They have the characteristic of a sculptor’s drawing, which privileges certain details but succeeds in reducing the volumes to an outline. There is an ingresque dimension in his works on paper and he joins the great tradition of sculptors-draftsmen, such as Maillol, Rodin, Giacometti.
Zitman himself explained: “Within the lack of pretense and …