Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • Untitled
Date between 1993 and 1995
Medium Black ballpoint pen on yellow-green graph paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 × 6 3/4 inches (20.3 × 17.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.784.26
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in black pen and ink, vertically, left of drawing in center of sheet: WAND VARNISH | STICK PLACE
Inscribed, to right of drawing: clear | crisp [underlined]
Inscribed, lower center: MEAN RIM | NASTY eye | I OKLAHOMA DRIVE [underlined] | A. CLEAR | B. MEAN [a caret sign pointing to the right (>) comes off the preceding two inscriptions and points to one word]: DRIVE | NASTY VARNISH BELT | third eye drive
Inscribed, [other notations off the small drawing in the upper right corner of the sheet refer to materials including]: glass | stick [place?] | oil | grease | varnish | [illegible] | cold
Inscribed, in pencil, on inner front cover of notepad, lower right: 562 [upsidedown]
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)