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Poseidon (1st State)
Poseidon (1st State)
Date:
1929
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
40.3 x 30.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
54953.7
Acquisition Date:
1937-03-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. Shigenori Toriyama

Ocean surf surges and crashes against the rocks and rugged cliffs of a coastline. Poseidon's smiling, Santa Claus face appears at the top of a shallow wave as he watches two sea nymphs. One floats voluptuously, languidly in the low surf. The other rises in a wave that breaks upon higher ground. The pattern of wave on rock in the lower right is offset by sky-cloud shapes in the upper left. (Monica Jensen 04/15/93)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”