Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Bertram Hartman
    born: Junction City, Kansas, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Pearls, 1911
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil, canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 102.7 x 102.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 40 3/8 x 40 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: funds from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Weir
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, W1
  • 1977.0032

Body of water between two high cliffs. The cliffs on the right are done in oranges, yellows, and reds; the cliffs on the left are done in purples and blues. Four nude female figures on the bank; one standing, two reclining and one washing her hair. There are also four flamingos near the females. One slender, tall tree on the right.