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  • Ynez Johnston
    born 1920
    born: Berkeley, California, United States
  • Cathedral, 1952
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, ink on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 47.3 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 5/8 x 11 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 50.2 x 32.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 12 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: The Richard Florsheim Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0035

Abstract composition. In the center of the image there are two obelisks-like forms, one above the other. The bottom one is tilted slightly to the left. A variety of hieroglyphic-like markings and symbols surround the central forms. The background is comprised of a red watercolor wash.