Noah Buchanan [NRA 2021] : Study for education, 2021.
SAL record control number: 101183 ;
Record level: Item ;
Record type: Movable work ;
Work title: Study for education [title from artist] ;
Alternate work titles:
2021 : Study for education [title from artist] ;
Work date: 2021 [from artist] ;
Work creator: Noah Buchanan [NRA 2021] ;
Work medium: Graphite, charcoal, chalk and crayon on prepared paper ;
Work dimensions: 30 x 22 inches [unframed] ;
Inscribed / signed front: [unknown] ;
Verso: [unknown] ;
SAL category: Works on paper ;
SAL sub-category: Drawings ;
Archives of American Art subjects:
Allegory — Education
Art — American
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State)
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State) ― Salmagundi
Figure female — Full length
Description of work:
Allegorical figure for education (lower figure):
● A youthful figure seated upon the globe/earth, conveying that education is a worldly, broad-scoped matter, and additionally that education is built upon the ages of human existence.
● Her pose is overtly engrossed in reading a book, showing her intense pursuit of education.
● Her sash is also of gold, like the golden cloaked figure of intelligence behind/above her, showing that her pursuit of education affiliates and designates her for maturation into intelligence.
2021 SCNY, gift of the artist, accession #[tba] ;
2021 Noah Buchanan [NRA 2021], the artist .
2021 SCNY Noah Buchanan : library studies October 17 – November 19.
References / citations:
– Collection database, accession #[tba].
Digital-born document number:
Record birth date:
July 4, 2021
Last updated: August 26, 2021 at 17:39 pm