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Edible Roots
  • Beth Van Hoesen
    born: Boise, Idaho, United States ; died: San Francisco, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Edible Roots, 1990
  • Where object was made: United States
  • hardground etching, drypoint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 216 x 229 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 379 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 14 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0016
Catalogue raisonné

Two very gnarled edible roots set side by side on a blank background. The roots are articulated mostly through contour lines, with very little value work.