Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Modern Art
  • Arthur Wesley Dow
    1857–1922
    born: Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Modern Art, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Cover for Modern Art magazine
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 449 x 346 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 503 x 378 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 5/8 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 14 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0040
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Art nouveau magazine cover with a large green border with poppies growing from top to bottom. A river flows from the foreground towards a sunset in the background. Large trees are reflected in the river which is broken up by sandbars. The title Modern Art is drawn across the top of the piece.