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On the Surface #31
  • John Cage, artist
    1912–1992
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Crown Point Press, publisher
    active 1971–1986
  • On the Surface #31, 1980–1982
  • Where object was made: United States
  • intaglio
  • Paper Type: handmade "Farnsworth" paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 470 x 628 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/2 x 24 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 23 x 29 x 1 1/4 in
    Weight: 8 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1983.0019
Description
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The lower half of the sheet is covered by impressions from small irregularly shaped plates, inked individually, in separate colors.