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Sun June 2 Fresno #2

Accession Number
2007/1.94

Title
Sun June 2 Fresno #2

Artist(s)
William Saroyan

Object Creation Date
1968

Medium & Support
watercolor on paper

Dimensions
22 1/4 in x 34 3/16 in (56.52 cm x 86.84 cm);22 1/4 in x 34 3/16 in (56.52 cm x 86.84 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the William Saroyan Foundation

Subject matter
Though mostly known as a writer, Saroyan was also a prolific artist and created hundreds of paintings such as this one.  The artist was interested in working in quick, rapid bursts of painting and his work is about the free association of form and color.

Physical Description
A series of multi-colored lines, weaving and twisting, on a white background in a scribbled manner.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
landscape

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
abstraction
landscapes (representations)
lines (artistic concept)

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