Chimera, Our Father of War

Eric Avery, American, born 1948

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1991

Linoleum block print on reduction silkscreen on arches paper

Artist's Proof (edition of 20)

Image: 33 1/16 × 52 13/16 in. (84 × 134.1 cm)

Sheet: 35 3/4 × 59 1/16 in. (90.8 × 150 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk

2010.88.2

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in graphite, bottom left: artists proof for Trevor; inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: Chimera; signed, in graphite, bottom right: EAvery 4.30.91; in the print itself: text in print, bottom left: OUR FATHER OF WAR; symbol in print, bottom right: [artist’s mark]

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 86, Emblem, Figuring the Abstract in Social Commentary, Bay Lauris ByrneSim, Class of 2015, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 14-April 5, 2015.

Publication History

Bay Lauris ByrneSim, A Space for Dialogue 86, Emblem, Figuring the Abstract in Social Commentary, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, checklist no. 5.

Provenance

The artist; given to John T. Kirk and Trevor J. Fairbrother, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 2010.

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