Snap Dragons, 1985

  • William T. Williams, American, born 1942

Graphite pencil and acrylic wash on white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 29 7/8 × 22 1/8 inches (75.9 × 56.2 cm)

Gift of Nettie Seabrooks

2009.21

Department

African American Art

  • Abstraction
  • Wash technique
  • Graphite
  • Acrylic
  • Wove paper
  • Plants
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Drawing

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed in pencil, lower right: [artist's monogram]

Watermark: C.M. Fabriano - 100/100 cotton

Inscribed, dated in pencil, verso, lower left: [artist's monogram] | 85 | SNAP-DRAGON (sic) In pencil, lower right: [artist's monogram] | 4.15.85

Provenance

2009-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

William T. Williams Studio654 Broadway New York, NY 10012williams654@mac.comPhone: 212-260-4482

William T. Williams, Snap Dragons, 1985, graphite pencil and acrylic wash on white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Nettie Seabrooks, 2009.21.