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Print - It's Alive

It's Alive

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Claussen, James E. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.656-2009

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 252

James E. Claussen is an accomplished printmaker who specialises in etching and lithography. His subjects - often animated scenes of industrial architecture and tools of various kinds - have a playful surreal quality.

Physical description

Various tools and implements (tripod, scissors, anvil, vice, wrench, scales etc) silhouetted against a blank sky above an industrial landscape silhouetted on the horizon.

Place of Origin

USA (made)

Date

1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Claussen, James E. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Its alive 12/27 James Claussen 80
Title; edition number; signature and date; all in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 58.2 cm, Width: 45.2 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph by James E. Claussen, entitled 'It's Alive'. American, 1980

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Lamp; Implements; Scale; Tools

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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