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Salute: On a Tar Roof
  • Grace Hartigan
    born: Newark, New Jersey, United States ; died: Baltimore, Maryland, United States ; active: United States
  • Salute: On a Tar Roof, 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
  • 1994.0038.03
Label Text

The first layer consists of light gray organic shapes. The second layer consists of black brushy smudges and drawn lines. The top layer is lavendar geometric shapes, which vary in brightness according to the number of layers it covers.