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Watching the Flood
  • Charles Marshall
    1905–1992
    born: Atchison, Kansas, United States ; died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Watching the Flood, 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: wove gampi
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 165 x 185 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 245 x 338 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 7 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 13 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Charles L. Marshall
  • Not on display
  • 1992.0261
Description

Four figures-men-on hill in foreground. Two at center left are sitting, two at right are standing (wearing suits and hats). They are over looking a valley with at least one house below them in middle right. Sky is dramaticallly depicted with strong vertical lines.