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Cotopaxi Frederic Edwin Church
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Cotopaxi (76.89) — Frederic Edwin Church

Noah's Ark:  Genesis
Noah's Ark:  Genesis

Courtesy of Charles McGee

Noah's Ark: Genesis

Charles McGee(American, born 1924)

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“One of my favorite works in the collection is Noah’s Ark by Charles McGee. I’ve been drawn to the work for over 16 years. It lived in Prentis Court when I was first introduced to it. I actually miss it being displayed in a large space. Several things about Noah’s Ark appeal to me. McGee’s a local artist, someone you get to see around town. There’s the earthy colors, its size and the materials: cloth, rope, a bumble bee. The features and proportions of the people are fascinating and beautiful. I particularly like their eyes and skin tone. ”

Ken Morris, Assistant Evaluator

Date
1984
Medium
Enamel and mixed media on masonite
Dimensions
120 x 180 in. 304.8 x 457.2 cm
Department
African American Art
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Gift of Joan Lovell and James A. Tuck
Accession No.
F1985.12
Provenance
Collection of the artist
Keywords
COLLAGE

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