Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
Title
  • Untitled
  • Marine Shelf Project (series title)
Date 1981
Medium Blue felt tipped pen on yellow wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 6 × 10 inches (15.2 × 25.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.1141
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in blue felt tipped pen, lower left, verso: GN. Jan. 1981
Inscriptions Inscribed, in blue felt tipped pen, upper left, verso: volume | transfer | limit
Inscribed, to the right of the previous inscription, verso: A. CORAL REEF? (crossed out and replaced with: ALGAE FORMATION) NO (underlined) what GROWS IS ALGAE. | B. RECIRCULATION yes (underlined) | C. DISTILLED WATER?. | D. MARINE LIFE no (underlined and then all crossed out) E. EVAPORATION? % | (Marine Tank Web | MArine Web Tank) | Marine Tank Project. (closed system) | The inside structure possibilities. | -one large pump on left | filters
Inscribed, air lines / circulation system.
Inscribed, in pencil, upper left, verso: 470
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)