Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Palmtraits
  • Ronald King, artist
    born 1932
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Circle Press, printer and publisher
    founded 1967
  • Palmtraits, 1968–1978
  • Ten Prints (68–78) & One Drawing
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • screen print, painted hand prints, collage
  • Object Height/Width: 452 x 329 mm
    Object Height/Width: 17 13/16 x 12 15/16 in
  • Gift of the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0213.02
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Various depictions of hand prints. In the upper quadrant of the sheet are three prints of hand prints, laid out in a side-by-side manner. The print on the far facing-left has an orange handprint on a gold background. The print in the middle has a brown handprint on a seemingly sea foam green background. The print on the far facing-right side has a cream hand print on an olive green background. Below these prints are two painted handprints. The handprint on the facing-left side is in blue paint and outlined in purple crayon. The handprint on the facing-right side is in brown paint and pressed upon a cardboard hand. This cardboard hand is then adhered to the sheet.