Morris Graves

American (Fox Valley, Oregon, 1910 - 2001, Loleta, California)

Bird Maddened by the Sound of Machinery in the Air

1944
drawing | watercolor on rice paper
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  • Bird Maddened by the Sound of Machinery in the Air

    Morris Graves, Bird Maddened by the Sound of Machinery in the Air, 1944; watercolor on rice paper, 32 5/8 in. x 59 3/8 in. (82.87 cm x 150.81 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Anonymous gift; © Morris Graves Foundation


32 5/8 in. x 59 3/8 in. (82.87 cm x 150.81 cm)
Acquired 1951
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous gift
© Morris Graves Foundation
51.1735

Tags

animals, birds


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