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  • Glen Earl Alps
    1914–1996
    born: Loveland, Colorado, United States ; died: Seattle, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • An Icon, 1985
  • Where object was made: United States
  • burnt lacquer collagraph
  • Paper Type: heavy wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 640 x 535 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 640 x 535 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 3/16 x 21 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 3/16 x 21 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Glen E. Alps
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0161
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Abstract composition. A variety of abstract forms placed against a black background. Some of the forms in the center of the image are shaped like a C with an apostrophe. The design in the center is framed by an arrangement of apostrophe-like shapes.