Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Vija Celmins, artist
    born 1938
    born: Riga, Latvia ; active: United States
    Gemini G.E.L., publisher
    founded 1966
    Ken Farley, printer
    Doris Simmelink, printer
  • Alliance, 1983
  • Where object was made: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • aquatint, drypoint, mezzotint
  • Paper Type: heavyweight wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 126 x 191 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 4 15/16 x 7 1/2 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 127 x 179 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 650 x 490 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 9/16 x 19 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts, and the Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1988.0027

Two plates, top with image of sailing ship with masts and riging, bottom image of stars in dark galaxy. Top half contains a ship; bottom half contains glowing stars in a night sky.