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Maker(s):Amos, Emma
Culture:American (1937 - 2020 )
Title:One Who Watches
Date Made:1995
Type:Painting
Materials:acrylic on linen, heat transferred photographs on muslin collaged onto canvas, African Kanga cloth borders and cotton broadcloth fabric strips sewn onto linen
Place Made:United States; New York; New York
Measurements:overall: 52 3/4 x 41 in.; 133.985 x 104.14 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated at lower right painted surface: AMOS 1995, title printed at center below painted surface on purple band: ONE WHO WATCHES
Accession Number:  SC 2001.1
Credit Line:Purchased with the gift of the Smith College Black Student Alliance 1999-2000
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Description:
floral patterned cloth border surrounding painting on canvas of a figure of nude woman lying on her stomach diagonally across a bed; nude; woman; flower; references to paintings by Manet and Gauguin

Tags:
spirals; textile fabrics; representation

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