Noah Buchanan [NRA 2021] : Study for light, 2021.

 

SAL record control number: 101180 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: Study for light  [title from artist] ;

Alternate work titles:
2021 : Study for light  [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: 14 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
Allegory — Light
Art
Art — American
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State)
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State) ― Salmagundi
Figure
Figure male
Figure male — Half length

Description of work:

Allegorical figure for light (upper figure, floating boy figure):
● The figure represents white light itself.
● The figure holds a triangular glass prism and demonstrates that white light can be broken into prismatic color.
● This figure is in the act of conveying/lecturing the knowledge of Light to the painter, instructing the painter’s observations/decision making.

Provenance:
2021 SCNY, gift of the artist, accession #[tba] ;
2021 Noah Buchanan [NRA 2021], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2021 SCNY Noah Buchanan : library studies October 17 – November 19.

References / citations:
– Collection database, accession #[tba].

Notes:

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=101180

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.101180

Record birth date:
July 4, 2021

Last updated: August 26, 2021 at 17:55 pm