Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Avondale Preserve I
  • Nancy Friese
    born 1948
    born: Fargo, North Dakota, United States ; active: United States
  • Avondale Preserve I, 2007
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • monotype
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 474 x 605 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 5/8 x 23 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 630 x 763 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 3/4 x 30 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Gift of the KU Department of Visual Art, Printmaking Area
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0122
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

This image describes specific grassland within a preserve with a prominent tree on center right. The sky is depicted as taking up two/thirds of the image with many clouds. On the horizon we see a line of trees of both deciduous and coniferous trees. There is some green grass in the foreground but the rest of the nature preserve is yellow and brown. It looks like it could be autumn/fall or early spring. This piece looks like a watercolor painting.