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The resplendent Uncle Skulky leers from behind his curtain of stars as his dolled-up and pompous detractors, like fetid bits of odium, gather to mock, from the series The Irreverences, Provocations, & Connivances of Uncle Skulky

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Frank Boyden, The resplendent Uncle Skulky leers from behind his curtain of stars as his dolled-up and pompous detractors, like fetid bits of odium, gather to mock, from the series The Irreverences, Provocations, & Connivances of Uncle Skulky, 2003, color drypoint, aquatint, and spitbite with pencil and watercolor, Gift of the Artist in honor of Jean Vollum, © 2003 Frank Boyden, 2004.3.15

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Title

The resplendent Uncle Skulky leers from behind his curtain of stars as his dolled-up and pompous detractors, like fetid bits of odium, gather to mock, from the series The Irreverences, Provocations, & Connivances of Uncle Skulky

Related Titles

series (original language): The Irreverences, Provocations, & Connivances of Uncle Skulky

Artist

Frank Boyden (American, born 1942)

Date

2003

Medium

color drypoint, aquatint, and spitbite with pencil and watercolor

Edition

artist's proof; edition of 16 with 3 artist's proofs

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 7 3/4 in x 7 1/8 in; sheet: 13 5/8 in x 11 3/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: none

inscription: In graphite, below platemark, l.l., "A./P/"; below platemark, l.l., artist's chopmark of four irregular rings around three dots representing and impressed seashell (see drawing in doc file); along lower edge, center, "The resplendent Uncle Skulky leers from behind his curtain of stars as his dolled up/and pompous detractors, like fetid bits of Odium gather to mock him."

signature/maker's mark: In graphite, below image, l., "F. Boyden 03"

Collection Area

Graphic Arts; Northwest Art

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

American

Credit Line

Gift of the Artist in honor of Jean Vollum

Accession Number

2004.3.15

Copyright

© 2003 Frank Boyden

Terms

aquatint

drypoint

drypoints

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

pencils

skull

spit biting

watercolor

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