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The Spice Bush
  • Albert Winslow Barker
    1874–1947
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Moylan, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • The Spice Bush, 1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 370 x 274 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 9/16 x 10 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 452 x 352 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 13 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0213
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Bare multi-limbed bush in foreground whose branches extend from the LL and LR to entire upper corners of the composition. Ground is covered with darker, scrubby grasses and become lighter towards the middle ground. Behind the central branches appear the shadows of larger trees in the background. A short stretch of timber fencing is in the LL.