Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • William T. Wiley
    born 1937
    born: Bedford, Indiana, United States
  • Scarecrow, 1975
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: Arches
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 569 x 456 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 3/8 x 17 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 249 x 200 mm
    Frame Dimensions: 25 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 1 1/4 in
    Weight: 8 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0141

At center is a scarecrow figure with brimmed dunce cap carrying staff, walking in a cornfield. There is a sliver of a moon in the sky above the scarecrow. There are trees and a house in the background. There is a pumpkin on the ground behind the scarecrow. Colors are blue, orange, brown and maroon.