Sierpinski Murrine Visual Aid

Title: 
Sierpinski Murrine Visual Aid

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Object Name: 
Sierpinski Murrine Sample Box
Title: 
Sierpinski Murrine Visual Aid
Accession Number: 
2012.4.118
Dimensions: 
Overal H: 30.7 cm, W: 15.3 cm, D: 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2007
Web Description: 
The sample box shows the different stages of making a Sierpinski triangle murrine cane.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Marquis, Richard (American, b. 1945), Source
2007
to
2012-09-04
Inscription: 
Tape wall section of / bracket to sculpture / when shipping
inscription
Marker (a) on back on metal wall hinge in black; faded
"Hawaii Animal Box"
inscription
Marker (a) on back in black; faded
Richard Marquis / SIERPINSKI MURRINA VISUAL AID / murrini, found object, glass, paint, wood / 2007 / 12"h x 6"w x 2"d / WTG# 23556 / NFS
label
Affixed (a) on back clear label with black text
W [...] F
label
Affixed (a) on back red label with white text; majority of label has been torn off
© 1999 / Marquis
signature
Marker (a) on back in black
© 2007 Marquis
signature
Marker (a) on back in black
Primary Description: 
Sierpinski Murrine Sample Box, "Sierpinski Murrine Visual Aid". (a) Glass murrine slices, plate glass, wood, paint, found object; fused murrine, painted, assembled. Rectangular box made of colorless plate glass with wood paint-by-number backing board showing an Arabian horse. Box holds seven triangular opaque red and white glass murrine. Murrine show the progression of Sierpinski triangle construction. One half of a metal wall mount affixed to back of box. (b) One half of a metal wall mount.
One Person Group Show
Venue(s)
William Traver Gallery
The Way of the Artist (solo exhibition)
Venue(s)
California State University 2007-03