(Crossing) by Sybil Davis Emerson

(Crossing) by Sybil Davis Emerson

(Crossing)

Sybil Davis Emerson

Title

(Crossing)

 
Artist
Year
1958  
Technique
ink line drawing with watercolor 
Image Size
15 x 20 1/8" image 
Signature
India ink, lower right within image area 
Edition Size
1 of 1 unique 
Annotations
dated "58" after signature 
Reference
 
Paper
textured watercolor paper 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
16465 
Price
$1,250.00 
Description

Modernist artist Sybil Davis Emerson did this composition while living in Berkeley, California where she had been teaching at the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland. She had studied in France with L'hote and developed a broad visual vocabulary.

This abstracted drawing of a crossing could be a border crossing or a railroad crossing has cubist elements that might refer to Paul Klee's work from the 1920s