Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Beth Van Hoesen
    born: Boise, Idaho, United States ; died: San Francisco, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Daikon, 1976–1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • aquatint, drypoint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 273 x 356 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/4 x 14 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 443 x 485 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 7/16 x 19 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0017
Catalogue raisonné

Large, white root (identified as a daikon radish) with some peach coloring at edges; remnants of green foliage are visible at upper right. The daikon is set against a flat, soft black background.