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Twentieth Century Machine

Laurels Number Two

Twentieth Century Machine

1946

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Alfred Russell

(American, 1920-2007)

Laurels Gallery

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Engraving, aquatint and offset color

Support: Original pasteboard portfolios. Inside folders of handmade paper and handprinting by Douglass Howell.

Sheet: 33.5 x 21 cm (13 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Image: 22.3 x 15.1 cm (8 3/4 x 5 15/16 in.)

Alma and Robert D. Milne Fund 1998.184.5

Edition: 60

Impression: 21

Description

Featuring two hybrid human-mechanical forms, Russell’s intimate, intricate print drew partial inspiration from The Future Eve, a 19th-century science fiction novel by Auguste de Villiers de l’Isle-Adam that popularized the term android.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Engraving
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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