Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Dan R. Kirchhefer
    born 1947
    born: Hastings, Nebraska, United States ; active: United States
  • L'Avarice, 1985–1987
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Where object was made: United States
  • intaglio
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 146 x 186 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/4 x 7 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 286 x 318 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0183.04
Label Text

Black-and white-image of figures in a landscape. There is a blind man lying in the bottom left corner. There is a dark figure sitting in the center. There is a figure lying on the ground with outstretched hands in the bottom right corner, beside a skull. There are three figures standing in the center with branches raised over their heads, as if about to strike the people on the ground. There is a figure in the top right quadrant with the right arm raised, seen from behind. There is a sack of coins to the left of that figure and fish on the ground behind him. There is another figure reaching in at center right.