The cusp in the cup...

Sonia Landy Sheridan, American, 1925 - 2021


October 27, 1979

Ink and wash on paper

Sheet: 10 1/16 × 6 7/16 in. (25.5 × 16.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Dated, in ink, lower left: 10.27.79; signed, in graphite, lower center: Sonia Sheridan; inscribed, in ink, in image lower left: The cusp in the cup / unfolds as a book. / The book unfolds / as a flower.; inscribed, in ink, in image lower right: The shadow unfolds / as a book, as a flower / shimmering as it / expands.; stamped, in ink, on reverse lower right: Sonia Sheridan; stamped, in ink, on reverse lower left: OCT 27 1979

Publication History

Sonia Landy Sheridan, Patterns in the Flow, 2005, no page number.


The artist, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Sonia Landy Sheridan - Diane Kirkpatrick Hood Inventory List #498: "The cusp in the cup...", colored inks on Arches paper, 10.27.79

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