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59th Street Subway Station, New York City
1990-2000
Maker:Carved by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Original Owner:Originally owned by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Linoleum block; residual black ink on carved linoleum on particle board
Mount (height x width x depth): 9 x 11 3/4 x 7/8in. (22.9 x 29.8cm) Other (block height x width x depth): 9 x 11 3/4 x 7/8in. (22.9 x 29.8 x 2.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Linoleum block depicting the interior of the 59th Street subway station in Manhattan. Two trains are shown on the tracks, one on the left and one in the center. "59" is visible on the post in the right foreground. There are two people on the platform at the far left and three standing on the platform on the right.
Subject Note: This linoleum block has the same subject matter and perspective as drawing 2012.284.5455. It was used to make the print 2012.284.6302.
Object Number: 2011.465.73
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