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The Connecticut Ballroom Suite: 3 (Dance of Death [San Pedro])
  • H.C. Westermann
    1922–1981
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • The Connecticut Ballroom Suite: 3 (Dance of Death [San Pedro]), 1975–1976
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 455 x 610 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 615 x 770 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 7/8 x 24 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 3/16 x 30 5/16 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
  • 1993.0034.05
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Red, green, yellow and black image of a moonlit couple dancing on a dock while wreckage and the "Death Ship" float in from the right. The words "Dance of Death (San Pedro)" are printed at the top in black. Over the door of the building, an anchor with the number 75 is printed.