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Family Tree Mourning Print
  • Roger Brown
    1941–1997
    born: Hamilton, Alabama, United States ; died: Atlanta, Georgia, United States ; active: United States
  • Family Tree Mourning Print, 1987
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: Hanga
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 275 x 351 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 13/16 x 13 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1988.0021
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Figure in a landscape. Large tree in center of the composition; each branch is has an inscription (identified as names of various wars). There is an obelisk in the bottom left corner and the silhouette of a person holding an object on their shoulder in the bottom right corner. The foreground is brown with black dots. The background is red at the top, orange in the middle, yellow and white at the bottom.