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untitled (View of Hill Town)
  • Jan Matulka
    1890–1972
    born: Prague, Czechoslovakia ; died: Queens, New York, United States
  • untitled (View of Hill Town), 1923–1924
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 233 x 235 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/16 x 9 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: irregular 261 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: irregular 10 1/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of W. Douglas Van Loan
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0171
Description

Walled village, cropped at the lower-right quadrant of the print, nestled in a mountain valley. The rendered clouds along the upper edge of the print break at the upper right corner, allowing beams of sunlight to fall upon the rolling hills in the background.