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The Gambrel-Roofed Barn
  • Thomas Willoughby Nason
    born: Dracut, Massachusetts, United States
  • The Gambrel-Roofed Barn, 1947
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chiaroscuro wood engraving
  • Paper Type: Japanese vellum laid
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 145 x 260 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 11/16 x 10 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 225 x 330 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 13 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0526
Catalogue raisonné

This is an excellent example of a gambrel-roofed barn. This double-pitched design that leaves the interior of the vault open and free of bracing is ideal for storing hay. Wood engraving in black with relief plate in olive