Western Pacific, 1972

  • Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019

Charcoal(?) and paper collage on a commercial map printed in blue ink on white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 16 × 11 inches (40.6 × 27.9 cm)

Gift of James Pearson Duffy

1999.307

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Geometric figures
  • Collage
  • Collage
  • Charcoal
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Map
  • Drawing
  • Paper

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in black crayon or graphite pencil, lower right, verso: 3 72 GN

Stamped, upsidedown in purple ink, lower left, verso: 5¢

Inscribed, in blue ink along the top edge of the map: Cartocraft Desk Outline Map, Western Pacific No. 8021 W Inscribed, along the bottom edge of the map: Printed in U.S.A. Published by DENOYER-GEPPERT CO., Chicago Mercator Projection Copyright Inscribed, in green ink, on white paper label attached to upper right, verso: GORDON NEWTON | "WESTERN PACIFIC" | [242A crossed out in blue ballpoint pen and replaced with the number 285] | DR [lower right of the label is torn off] Inscribed, in pencil, upper left corner, verso: 125

Provenance

James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA); 1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Gordon Newton, Western Pacific, 1972, charcoal(?) and paper collage on a commercial map printed in blue ink on white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James Pearson Duffy, 1999.307.