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Immortality in Reverse
  • Douglas Warner Gorsline
    1913–1985
    born: Rochester, New York, United States ; died: Dijon, France ; active: United States, France
  • Immortality in Reverse, circa 1949
  • published in Coronet, September 1949
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink, watercolor, on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28.3 x 22.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/8 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.6 x 25.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/16 x 10 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0290
Description

Fort and cannon in the distance framed by dying tree on the right, and a ruined archway on the left. Gravestone beside tree with black cat walking behind it. Stone reads FAP.