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Overall H: 16 cm, W: 14.7 cm, Th: 1.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with white, olive green, orange, gold mottled with deep red, ultramarine, pink, green, yellow, silver, and light blue paint; frame is black; glass and acrylic paint, with wood frame; painted, with hard edges made by masking; framed. Panel in frame. Panel: rectangular. Painted with female and chair, reduced to angular forms with straight edges, on background split horizontally into two equal parts, light olive green above and white below. Female stands at center, her head represented by detached, elongated orange hexagon, her body and dress by irregular gold form speckled with deep red that is wide at shoulders, narrow at waist and bottom hem, and wide at hips and that has green bow at waist, and her lower legs by two narrow pink triangles. Chair has rectangular silver seat with shiny light blue frame, which extends upward at left side to represent back and downward at left and right sides to represent legs; two objects rest on chair, long yellow object leaning against back, and carrot-shaped green object overhanging right edge. Green signature in lower right corner: "LAREN", with upper part of R shown solid. Frame: rectangular. Plain, with front and sides painted with black enamel and back covered with black paper; also on back, triangular metal loop for suspension and five small catches to secure panel.
Laren, Benito (Baconski, Alberto J.), Former Collection