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Catalog Number X1974.04.14
Title PORTRAIT (Self Portrait?)
Object Name Painting
Artist Kerkam, Earl
Dimensions H-25.625 W-17.625 inches
Medium Oil/Canvas/Paperboard
Date 1957
Notes This portrait depicts a person from the chest up and is highly abstracted and geometric. As in other Kerkam paintings, the face and body is painted in multi colored planes varying from green, brown, red, blue, yellow, and violet. In this piece the planes are distinctly outlined in black and the right side of the face is in shadow. The figure has dark blue and red diamonds to his left and a flat blue background with red accents to his right.
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