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Salute: The Canal to the Sky
  • Grace Hartigan
    born: Newark, New Jersey, United States ; died: Baltimore, Maryland, United States ; active: United States
  • Salute: The Canal to the Sky, 1961
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 436 x 357 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 460 x 365 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/8 x 14 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/8 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0038.01

The first layer includes freely painted black brushy strokes. The second layer is white which divides the middle into three square shapes. The third square is lavendar and this color is also the third layer. The first two squares are orange and this color is the final layer.