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U997.38.1-3
Artist / Maker : Norquay, James R.
Title : Untitled (Islamic Illumination with Knotwork)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Canada
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Lithograph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : lithographs
Visual Description : This is a rectangular ltithograph composed of many interlocking flat graphic shapes with intricaye designs inside of each of the shapes. The overall shape is a rectangle with a border and a shape in the centre extending to the edges much like a sun. The sun shape has an oval centre and outward extending rays with circles on the very tips. The border has rectangle, diamond, square and anvil shapes within it, each with an intricate design within the shape. The intricate designs in the shapes include celtic patterns and knots, floral patterns, yin and yang, and circular patterns. The four outside corners of the border have a rectangular design extending the corner outwards a little farther. The entire image has a tiny red dot outline. The colors are extremely vibrant including: blue, turquoise, yellow, red, magenta, green, and orange. The image is matted with black mat board.
Accession # : U997.38.1-3
Width (cm) : 32.00
Height (cm) : 51.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of James R. Norquay
Artist Statement :