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 — Light
Art — American
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State)
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State) ― Salmagundi
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.
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: October 18, 2021 at 13:23 pm