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The Connecticut Ballroom Suite: 1 (The Green Hell)
  • H.C. Westermann
    1922–1981
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • The Connecticut Ballroom Suite: 1 (The Green Hell), 1975–1976
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 453 x 610 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 610 x 760 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 13/16 x 24 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 x 29 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Fund, Friends of the Art Museum, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nadeau, Richard Belger, Hollander Family Foundation, in memory of Richard Hollander
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0034.03
Description
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A red, green, yellow and black woodcut with a figure 8 snake, hip deep in water and engaged in battle. A volcano erupts in the background. Two shining skulls frame the words, "The Green Hell".