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untitled sketch ("underwater orchestra")
  • Jellal Ben Abdallah
    1921–2017
    born: Tunis, Tunisia ; died: Sidi Bou Saïd, Tunisia ; active: Tunisia, France, and Sweden
  • untitled sketch ("underwater orchestra"), circa 1960s
  • Where object was made: Tunisia
  • watercolor, pen on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 100 x 130 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 15/16 x 5 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Amin Bouker
  • On view: Marshall Balcony, 404, S1
  • 2016.0259
Description
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Exhibitions

A group of five people sit and play instruments underwater. One appears to be playing a mandolin or a lute, another seems to have a harp, a third has a drum, and another plays the cymbals. There are two fish swimming in the greenish-blue background.