Mickey's Birth

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Object Name: 
Lithograph
Title: 
Mickey's Birth
Accession Number: 
92.7.1
Dimensions: 
Frame H: 75.6 cm, W: 53.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William Furth
Primary Description: 
Cream colored paper; polychrome inks, dominated by washes of pink, orange, blue, amethyst, yellow and black; lithography printed from glass plates. Square image format on vertical rectangular paper; complex linear (black outline) drawn imagery dominated by 3 central connected female nudes (in reverse "C" configuration) with pink/orange wash (top figure is reclining with arms upstretched, figure is pregnant and giving birth to emerging head wearing Mickey mouse hat/ears, head of figure meets head of another on right, this need is curving vertical position bound back-to-black to large bird, front of bird touches second horizontal figure laying face downward), figures float within a ground of blue, gray and amethyst washes with splashes of yellow, ground is detailed with linear grids and patterning as well as miniature imagery of male figures, angel, architectural and domestic elements; print is mounted in dark brushed aluminum frame.
Provenance: 
Furth, William, Former Collection
1992-05-19
Category: 
Inscription: 
17/50
Mark
lower left corner
Ann Wolff 82
Signature and date
in pencil script Lower right corner below image