Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Western Birds
  • Roderick Fletcher Mead
    1900–1971
    active: United States
  • Western Birds, 1967
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 304 x 421 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 343 x 483 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 15/16 x 16 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 19 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Bequest of Wallace Pratt
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0037
Description

Two roadrunners in desert landscape. Both birds are in profile. The bird in the front is facing the right, but its head is turned around and facing left. The other bird is facing right. There are mountains in the background.