Ruby Punctures Rose

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Object Name: 
Enameled panel
Ruby Punctures Rose
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 61 cm, W: 61 cm, Th: .6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jean and Martin Mensch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead float glass, red and pink transparent enamel; cut sheet glass, reverse-painted, fired. Square sheet of glass brushed in broad loose strokes with abstract design; upper half of panel has wide wavy horizontal lines of pink that are faint on left side and darker on right, lower half has two large upside down red "V's" done in slashing strokes that extend from base edge up to and slightly breaking into the pink lines; scattered large drops of color in upper half that caused pooling while the enamel was wet; monogram enameled in red at lower left inside left leg of red brush stroke: "YR 78".
Mensch, Martin, Source
Mensch, Jean, Source