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Untitled, between 1993 and 1995

  • Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019

Black ballpoint pen on yellow-green graph paper

  • Sheet: 8 × 6 3/4 inches (20.3 × 17.1 cm)

Gift of James Pearson Duffy



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscribed, in black pen and ink, vertically, left of drawing in center of sheet: WAND VARNISH | STICK PLACE Inscribed, to right of drawing: clear | crisp [underlined] Inscribed, lower center: MEAN RIM | NASTY eye | I OKLAHOMA DRIVE [underlined] | A. CLEAR | B. MEAN [a caret sign pointing to the right (>) comes off the preceding two inscriptions and points to one word]: DRIVE | NASTY VARNISH BELT | third eye drive Inscribed, [other notations off the small drawing in the upper right corner of the sheet refer to materials including]: glass | stick [place?] | oil | grease | varnish | [illegible] | cold Inscribed, in pencil, on inner front cover of notepad, lower right: 562 [upsidedown]

James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA)

1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Gordon Newton, Untitled, between 1993 and 1995, black ballpoint pen on yellow-green graph paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James Pearson Duffy, 1999.784.26.