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The Gordian Knot
The Gordian Knot
Date:
1936
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
22.6 x 35.6 cm (image); 32.5 x 46.3 cm (sheet)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1981.1.127
Acquisition Date:
1981-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of George Hopper Fitch

4 elongated figures twist and struggle in a seemingly continuous band securing wrists, legs, torsos; 3 female figures watch impassively their hair and garments textured like the tree stumps they lean on; out of one of these stumps rises an amorphous being.