Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • Untitled
Date 1977
Medium Black ballpoint pen on lined white composition paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 1/2 × 7 inches (21.6 × 17.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.930.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, [page is divided from top to bottom into four rectangles], in black ballpoint pen, in the top rectangle: 1977 | #1 Jan. Feb March large 4 x 8'
Inscribed, in second rectangle: #II [small sketch of a roller coaster] | May + June 1st Coaster | Horizontal 6' long
Inscribed, in third rectangle: June + July Second Coaster | Horizontal 6' long. | Double mounted on 1 Board
Inscribed, in bottom rectangle: #III | [small drawing of a roller coaster] | 6 [with arrows extending out both to the left and right from the number]
Inscribed, verso, [also outlined or framed in a rectangle] top center: IV | [small drawing of a roller coaster] | Steep Coaster Project. | "L" Shape cardboard | July + Aug.
Inscribed, to right of above mentioned drawing [with arrows projecting from lines of this text to the drawing]: VERTICAL | [illegible] chart | showing | daily record | pump + trusing
Inscribed, lower center of sheet, below and between two sketches: clothes | tent drop cloth + tape | Wed. camera film | shovel axe | cooking utensils matches | Coleman fuel flashlight.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso of backcover of composition pad, upper left: 561
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)