Ship on Land (from The World Upside Down series)

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Artist

Antonio Frasconi
1919-2013
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Title

Ship on Land (from The World Upside Down series)

Date

1952

Description

A part of Antonio Frasconi's The World Upside Down series, this woodcut print features ship on land and vehicles on water. A steam freighter sails atop a prominent grassy hill while a man in a small boat rows on in a field. Meanwhile, a covered jeep and car drive on the lake in the foreground. Each element is composed of simple shapes and bold dark lines.

Medium

Woodcut

Dimension

19 x 11 7/8 inches (sheet)
11 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches (image)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis Hill, Jr.

Object ID

73.78.10

Rights Statement

In Copyright