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Spiderwort – Kiss me at the Gate

Warren Lombard

Artwork Details

Spiderwort – Kiss me at the Gate
1936
Warren Lombard
graphite on paper
12 1/16 in. x 9 9/16 in. ( 30.6 cm x 24.3 cm )
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.301

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Description

Subject Matter:

Lombard summered in Monhegan, Maine and developed much of his aesthetic and subject matter there. Monhegan was a well known artist colony that had existed since the mid-nineteenth century. This work dates from the latter part of Lombard's career when he primarily did studies of botanical subjects on the island. The title's reference to "kiss me at the gate" appears to be an archaic name for spiderwort. Lombard highlights the striking visual geometric patterns of the leaves. 

Eva Caston 2017

Physical Description:

Drawing of a flowering plant with sword-like leaves.

Eva Caston 2017

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