Green sketchbook: [a visual experiences 63']

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Handwritten reflections on on the zodiac, Copernicus, Ptolomy, terrestrial systems and death. Illustrations include pen and ink drawings, mixed media figures, forms, faces, nudes, stars, planetary systems and landscapes. Provenance includes: Page 1 handwritten on cover, a visual experiences 63'; Page 2, clipping of 'Abduction of Rebecca, after Delacroix' by Matisse; Pages 5 & 7, titled Mexico, 61'; Pages 19-21, handwritten notes, "1) Encyclopedia Britannica Copernicus..."; Page 57-58, "feeling in a fowl [sic] mood tonight...," dated 3/25/63', illustration dated 3/26/63'; Page 61 text is handwritten backwards, "Wi[te] the Flink is a..."; Page 65, titled Peace is what comes out.. ; Page 67 text is handwritten backwards, "It ain't gonna rain no more..."; Page 69, "mutter goof stories.. California Indian Myths"; Page 146, titled scale & standard symbol and notes on chess figures; Page 157, dated 63'; Page 163, marked 60- on figure adhered to page; Page 166, back cover, "mussursky.." "Lotiti 30", "BINGO 55, 50, 45."


Type of resource mixed material
Form Sketchbooks
Extent 1 bound volume, 166 pages, 21.59 x 27.94 cm
Date created [ca. 1961 - 1963]
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998


Subject Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998
Subject Ptolemy, active 2nd century
Subject Asian American artists
Subject Asian American women artists
Subject Death
Subject Zodiac
Subject Solar-terrestrial physics
Subject Chinese American artists
Subject Lesbian artists
Subject Artists
Genre Sketchbooks
Genre Art
Genre Pen and ink drawings
Genre Mixed media

Bibliographic information

Note Spiral-bound sketchbook with green paper front cover: 1 clipping; 8 handwritten pages of text; 85 pages of illustrations.
Note Digitized from original by Stanford Libraries.
Source ID sul:M2651_b01_f01
Location M2651
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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