Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • Semi-Elliptical
Date 1972
Medium Black crayon and paper collage on a commercial map of the world printed in blue ink on white wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 × 11 inches (40.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.308
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black crayon or pencil, lower right, verso: 3 72 | GN
Marks Stamped, in purple ink, upsidedown, upper center, verso: 5¢
Inscriptions Inscribed, in blue ink along the bottom egde of the map: Printed in U.S.A. Published by DENOYER-GEPPERT CO., Chicago Denoyer's Semi-elliptical Projection Copyright
Inscribed, in green ink on a large white label fully attached to the upper right of the sheet, verso: GORDON NEWTON | "Semi-Elliptical" | DRAWING | 1972 | [242B crossed out in blue ballpoint pen and replaced with the number 285] | $50.00
Inscribed, in pencil, upper left corner, verso: 126
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)