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Sketch for "Poles"
  • John Talleur
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Sketch for "Poles", 1977
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ballpoint pen, felt tip pen, ink
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 x 15.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/4 x 6 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 8 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0093

On left: blue rectangular shapes with red triangular shapes pointing toward center. On right: black at top and bottom of image; red rectangle drawn surrounding center with red triangular shapes pointing toward center. Blue pen marks radiating from the center. Blue ballpoint, red and black felt tip on wove paper.