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Beyond When the Golden Portal Can Come
Beyond When the Golden Portal Can Come
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Date:
2005
Location:
Not on display
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Color Sugarlift Aquatint With Hardground And Softground
Dimensions:
Sheet: 876 x 749 mm (34 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.380
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

This witty diagram of American culture and history contains the tilted silhouette of the Mayflower which seems to be at the head of a family tree which includes Liberty Bells, the stylized silhouettes of the country’s forefathers and a black whale. The flat salmon-colored mountain range-like shape in the lower right corner contrasts with the irregularly-shaped turquoise body of water that hovers in the center of the print.