The Abduction by Robert Pearson McChesney

The Abduction by Robert Pearson McChesney

The Abduction

Robert Pearson McChesney

Title

The Abduction

 
Artist
Year
1946  
Technique
linocut 
Image Size
6 x 8 1/4" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
unnumbered; editon 25 
Annotations
titled, dated "2/20/46", annotated "Lino" in pencil. 
Reference
 
Paper
fine antique-white laid paper. 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
20966 
Price
$950.00 
Description

Robert McChesney created a harsh, graphic image for "The Abduction". Two abstracted shapes with human elements - eyes, legs, arm, dominate the foreground. They appear to be running, connected by a black "arm".

The image is compelling and forceful; abstract shapes, lines going in opposite directions, triangles, circles in black and white. A tight, modernist composition with a Surreal edge.