Manhattan in a Book

Object Number: 
2001.158
Date: 
2000
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and gouache on heavy watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/16 x 10 5/16 in. (18.9 x 26.2 cm)
Marks: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Mpericoli 00"; verso inscribed at upper left in graphite: "MATTEO PERICOLI / JULY 2000 / 'MANHATTAN IN A BOOK'"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Mpericoli 00"; verso inscribed at upper left in graphite: "MATTEO PERICOLI / JULY 2000 / 'MANHATTAN IN A BOOK'"
Description: 
The sheet illustrates the artist's conceptual process and the transition from the "real" cityscape of Manhattan to the "drawn," in which the cityscape transforms itself into a book.
Gallery Label: 
Commissioned by Maria B. Campbell Associates Inc., an international literary agency based in New York, this work serves as the signature design of the company's Website.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Matteo Pericoli
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group