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Tar Barrell

Warren Lombard

Artwork Details

Tar Barrell
Warren Lombard
etching on paper
6 15/16 in. x 44 7/8 in. ( 17.6 cm x 114 cm )
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White

On Display

Not currently on display


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. The moodiness and unease of this image can be attributed to the tonality and the texture of the piece. The crosshatching suggests aggression or tension. 

Eva Caston 2017

Physical Description:

A print of a boat sailing on water under a stormy sky. In the foreground, a barrel sits on a pile of rocks next to a building on stilts. 

Eva Caston 2017

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