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Fear
  • Elizabeth Layton
    1909–1993
    born: Wellsville, Kansas, United States ; died: Olathe, Kansas, United States
  • Fear, November 4, 1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • colored pencil, pencil
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 77 x 56.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 3 1/16 x 2 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift of Lynn Bretz and Janet Hamburg
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0477
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature

Image of the inside of a padlocked room with keys hung on the wall next to the padlock. A woman (Elizabeth Layton) stands inside a partially closed closet and peers out into the room. Inside the room an empty purse/pocketbook sits open on the table. An empty and open prescription bottle sits on another nearby table.