Hesiod's Theogony. Abstract CompositionArtist(s)Georges BraqueArtist NationalityFrench (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1932Medium & Supportetching on paperDimensions
14 4/5 in x 11 11/16 in (37.62 cm x 29.69 cm)Credit LineMuseum PurchaseSubject matter
The Greek epic poem "Theogeny" was written by Hesiod circa 700 B.C.E., exploring the creation of the cosmos, as well as the divine kingship of Zeus.Physical Description
Abstract etching on paper. Braque works wih line, evident in the fluidity of the mark and crosshatching. This exploration of line gives the piece three-dimensionality, common in his other abstract works.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object TypeabstractCollection AreaWesternRights
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