Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Hans Hofmann
    born: Weissenberg, Bavaria, Germany ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Dunes, 1943
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, crayon, ink on paper
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 45 x 60.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 11/16 x 24 in
    Frame Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 8 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Gift of his family in memory of Paul Ward ('30)
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0003

Non-representational composition of bright color areas, with linear elements drawn in crayon, watercolor and black ink. The right side is predominantly fuscia and red. The center of the piece is dominated by yellow and green, along with various other colors.