Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • Western Pacific
Date 1972
Medium Charcoal(?) and paper collage on a commercial map printed in blue ink on white wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 × 11 inches (40.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.307
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black crayon or graphite pencil, lower right, verso: 3 72 GN
Marks Stamped, upsidedown in purple ink, lower left, verso: 5¢
Inscriptions Inscribed, in blue ink along the top edge of the map: Cartocraft Desk Outline Map, Western Pacific No. 8021 W
Inscribed, along the bottom edge of the map: Printed in U.S.A. Published by DENOYER-GEPPERT CO., Chicago Mercator Projection Copyright
Inscribed, in green ink, on white paper label attached to upper right, verso: GORDON NEWTON | "WESTERN PACIFIC" | [242A crossed out in blue ballpoint pen and replaced with the number 285] | DR [lower right of the label is torn off]
Inscribed, in pencil, upper left corner, verso: 125
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)