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Maker(s):Bisttram, Emil
Culture:American (1895 - 1976)
Title:Nocturne: Study for Moon Magic
Date Made:1942
Materials:gouache and mica on medium weight, lightly textured, cream-colored paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 7 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.7 cm x 26 cm; image: 6 in x 8 in; 15.2 cm x 20.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signature and date in pen cil at lower right below image; Emil BISTTRAM 42; Verso, left margin in blue ink: Emil Bistram/Taos - New Mexico. "Nocturne"/ (in pencil): $50.00
Accession Number:  SC 2013.30.2
Credit Line:Purchased with the Kathleen Compton Sherrerd, class of 1954, Acquisition Fund for American Art
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

abstract, geometric shapes, one resembling fact in profile looking at moon in lower left corner, with another moon-like shape with halos around it, several arcs, rectangles, triangles and a line of small circles, on dotted background

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