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Maker(s):Gabo, Naum
Culture:American, born in Russia (1890-1977)
Title:Opus 12
Date Made:1965-1968; published 1981
Type:Print
Materials:Monoprint from wood engraving on handmade Penhurst paper
Measurements:Sheet: 10 1/4 x 10 in.; 26.0 x 25.4 cm; Block: dia 6 in.; dia 15.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2001.554.12
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937)
2001-554-12.jpg

Description:
From Portfolio of Twelve Monoprinted Wood Engravings

Label Text:
Despite its position in the portfolio, this work was printed early in the series. It is based on a cross-section drawing of a gourd made in 1940 for a sculpture called Negative Volume. That work was executed during World War II while Gabo was living in Cornwall, England, near Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.

Tags:
abstract; blue; circles; geometry; round

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1 Related Objects

AC 2001.554.1-12
Gabo, Naum
A Portfolio of Twelve Monoprinted Wood Engravings
1950-1973; published 1981
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