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In the Forest (Ancient Sculpture Garden)
  • Louise Nevelson
    1899–1988
    born: Kiev, Ukraine ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • In the Forest (Ancient Sculpture Garden), 1953–1955
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, hand coloring
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 380 x 450 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 450 x 536 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 15/16 x 17 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 11/16 x 21 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0040
Description

Bimorphic animal forms dispersed throughout image with black background. Nevelson applied rust brown color to various areas concentrated towards the border. The lines are not uniform; they are expressive and vary throughout the image.