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Crystal Pegasus: The Aura of the Flying Horse
  • Rockne Krebs
    1938–2011
    born: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Crystal Pegasus: The Aura of the Flying Horse, 1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • graphite, acrylic, collage
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 79.2 x 44 cm irregular
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 31 1/8 x 17 5/16 in irregular
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift of Philip M. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0232
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Three sheets of paper/board combined to form a large irregular shape, with wider upper half. In the lower half of the composition, a landscape with obelisk and row of houses is deeply shadowed. Above the horizon, at center, is a geometic pegasus, its wings composed of many long, wispy pencil lines curving up toward top of sheet. In the background, planes of various grey tones, gradient, in horizontal bars across the page.