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Fundraising Event in a Rose Garden
  • Warrington W. Colescott
    born: Oakland, California, United States ; died: Hollandale, Wisconsin, United States
  • Fundraising Event in a Rose Garden, 2005
  • The Corcoran 2005 Print Portfolio: Drawn to Representation
  • Where object was made: United States
  • soft ground, etching, aquatint, two relief stencils
  • Paper Type: Somerset Velvet
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 279 x 472 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 18 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 375 x 574 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 22 5/8 in
  • Gift of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0143.03

Multiple color etching of a wild party. Men in suits drinking, writing checks, and being seduced by women on and off the stage. The women on the stage are dressed in costume as war machines, such as fighter jet, tank and army jeep.