Current Location:
Section 48 (VS) -> Bottom Shelf (VS48)
Location Notes:
GVSU Storage; Vertical Storage; Shelf 48; Bottom Shelf

Bed of Roses

Artwork
Identifier:
1998.055.1
Artist:
Dellas Henke
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Graphite and Colored Pencil on Paper
Date:
1987
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 51 in Width: 44 in
Description:
Two figures lying nude with body-less head tucked among them.
Historical Context:
Dellas Henke is a print maker who earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa and received his Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York. As a student he studied under distinguished print makers such as Robert Marx. He taught at Grand Valley State University as a fine arts professor. "I admire those who do not lose heart. I think all of the prints and drawings and paintings I have ever made were about not losing heart." -Dellas Henke

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
colored pencils
graphite