Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

The Abandoned Château
  • Samuel V. Chamberlain
    1895–1975
    born: Cresco, Iowa, United States
  • The Abandoned Château, 1934
  • Where object was made: Fougères, Touraine, France
  • drypoint
  • Paper Type: machine laid, grey fleck
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 242 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0261
Description
Label Text
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature
Exhibitions
Catalogue raisonné

Image of a large chateau made of stone. Five archways at entrance are visible along with large cracks at the base of the tower at CL. Unkept tall grass in front of archways. Chateau has many windows and a clock in between two towers at CR. The roof of the chateau is full of holes and appears damaged.