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Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

Artist: Gene Kloss (American, 1903 - 1996)
Date: 1962
Medium: etching/drypoint
Dimensions:
Support: 14 × 20 in. (35.6 × 50.8 cm)
Classification: Graphic
Credit Line: Gift of Kevin Rowe and Irene Vlitos Rowe, 2016
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2016.25
Description
A pueblo gathering of indigenous peoples for a Winter Solstice dance ceremony, on Christmas Day in Santo Domingo Pueblo. Drypoint is a printmaking process of the intaglio family, in which the image is cut into the plate. Drypoint is often favored by artists who use detailed drawing techniques in their work.
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