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Catalog Number

CAS 2017-0003-0006   CAS 2017-0003-0006; Serigraph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Serigraph
Culture Absaroke (Crow)
Global Region North America
Country USA
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Earl Biss (1947 - 1998)
Date of Manufacture 1979
Collection Name N/A
Description Serigraph entitled “Ladies in the Morning Sun”; Image depicts four women on horses against a primarily light blue background; Slightly left of center, a rising sun is depicted by a bright orange disk, encircled in shades of red and pink, above thick bands of pink and orange; Two women face the sun, with only the back of their heads and backs visible; Two other women are shown in profile, facing right, with their faces lacking detail; All four the women wear beige textiles across their shoulders and backs, accented by designs in blue, yellow, and red; The bodies of the horses are primarily black, but are slightly obscured by various accents of pink, purple, orange that cover the bottom 1/3 of the image, depicting the colors of the sunrise; Title written in pencil lower center; From a limited edition of 60; Dated “ 79’ ” and signed by the artist in blue pencil in upper right; Numbered “45/60” in pencil, lower left; Published by P&M Graphics.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 73.2, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 55.8