10 Autobiographical Sketches
1918.104.22.168 - Cardboard covering with print attached to front. Print is multicolored with different sized numbers and circles throughout. Written in black along the center on a mostly pink figure "10 / AUTO- / BIO- / GRAPHICAL / SKETCHES / BY / EMMETT / WILLIAMS / (WITH / ONE / ORIGINAL / DRAWING). Signed and numbered in pencil. Print 56/100. 1922.214.171.124 - Multicolored print. Eight circles across the center with the far right circle contains black text "Published by /edition / Hansjorg Mayer / of / Stuttgart / and / London." There is one square on the left. Arrows point downward to a single white silhouette of a man. To his right is a yellow rectangle with black text "Emmett Williams / 10 Autobiographical Sketches / (and one original drawing) / an edition of 100, numbered 56/100". Below in black "and signed" and then in pencil "Emmett Will". 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19126.96.36.199 - Layered handprints in blue, yellow, and red. The handprints create the silhouette of the sideview of a man's face in the center. There is a blue stamp next to his signature that says "BY HAND". Signed in black marker. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed bottom center. 19188.8.131.52 - Multicolored print with kaleidoscope appearance. Overlapping geometric shapes in the center, as well as the white silhouette of the side of a man's face, repeated four times in the center at different angles. Signed in pencil. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19184.108.40.206 - Multicolored print with kaleidoscope appearance. In red, in the center, is the spine and tail of a dinosaur with human-like legs. The neck turns into vertebrae and trails off to the right. There are green and yellow vertebra-like shapes throughout. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19220.127.116.11 - Multicolored print with kaleidoscope appearance. "Once upon a time" is printed with stencils across the print. There is a large green circle near the 'o' of once and another near the 'o' and 'n' of upon. There are three repeating squares with a full square in the center along the bottom left. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 1918.104.22.168 - Multicolored print. There is a blue figure silhouette on the left with his arms raised. Above him is a blue shovel and above that is a blue circle. The same image is on the bottom right but in a larger square and is blue fading to white. There is some red circular shape in the center. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 1922.214.171.124 - Multicolored print. There are several repeating figures in dance-like movements across the page. There is a red circle and square at the bottom and another circle on the right. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19126.96.36.199 - Multicolored print. Repeating female face with lips, small rounded nose, and one simple eye shape visible. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19188.8.131.52 - Multicolored print. Block letters layered on top of one another. Almost looks like a piping system. There is a small white silhouette of a figure in the center. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19184.108.40.206 - Multicolored print. Repeating silhouettes of the side view of a man's face looking right. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 19220.127.116.11 - Multicolored print. Background mostly black with a little red on the left. The center is filled with strobe-like lines that are red, green, and blue. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner. 1918.104.22.168 - Multicolored print. Stencil letters layered throughout. At the center is a green silhouette of the side view of a man's face looking left. Print 56/100. 13.875 x 19.75. Signed LR corner.
Gift of Martin S. Ackermann Foundation, NY
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14" x 20" Portfolio Cover