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My Self-portrait in a Darkened Room
  • Dan R. Kirchhefer
    born 1947
    born: Hastings, Nebraska, United States ; active: United States
  • My Self-portrait in a Darkened Room, 2001–2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • mezzotint, pastel, graphite, chine collé
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 75 x 66 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 255 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 2 15/16 x 2 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 14 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0137

A stairway is leading up through a dark passage in middle of image. Figure, cast in shadow, is coming out of side door to the left. A plant, also in shadow, is to the right.