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Maker(s):Layton, Elizabeth
Culture:American (1908-1993)
Title:Wreck of the Hesperus
Date Made:1978 November 15
Materials:color pencil, graphite, crayon, and gouache on thick, smooth, cream-colored paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 28 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in; 71.3 cm x 56 cm
Narrative Inscription:  lower right in pencil: "Grandma Layton/ Nov 15, 1978"
Accession Number:  SC 2015.66
Credit Line:Gift from Don Lambert and the Lawrence Arts Center in honor of Lucy Lippard, class of 1958
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

Figure stands in stylized nautical scene; sea; ocean

women; shipwrecks; water; seascapes

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Layton, Elizabeth
American 20th century
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