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Untitled (Street Scene)

Accession Number
2009/1.539

Title
Untitled (Street Scene)

Artist(s)
Jean Paul Slusser

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
watercolor on paper

Dimensions
23 1/8 in x 19 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in (58.74 cm x 48.42 cm x 3.02 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Rev. Edward and Jan Slusser

Subject matter
The subject of this street scene is unknown. Jean Paul Slusser was professor of drawing and painting at the University of Michigan and was appointed the first director of the Museum of Art in 1946.

Physical Description
This is a watercolor painting in a vertical format painted in bright colors of red, blue, yellow and green. In the foreground, there is a group of men working around the base of a tall pole from which hangs a large red flag or banner. Behind the men is a backdrop of red drapery and to the side, a wooden staircase. There are buildings in the background with yellowish brown walls and green roofs.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
landscape

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
flags
streetscapes
workers

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