Orson Metadata

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  • Main Title Orson


  • Artist: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas


  • Creation: 1971


  • No Language


  • Physical Description: 1 art original : acrylic paint, canvas ; 44 x 40 in.
  • Content Description: The painting, mostly monochromatic, depicts a portrait of Orson Welles in the top two-thirds of the canvas. Along the bottom edge, also in monochromatic tones, are men depicted in combat with automatic weapons. At the right edge, the face of a superhero is depicted in pink, blue, red and yellow. Running vertically in the left hand portion of the canvas is a depiction of lined notebook paper with a small pencil sketch of a landing craft or space ship.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): works of art
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): paintings (visual works)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): acrylic paint
  • Named Person: Welles, Orson

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Name: College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project
    Code: UNTCVA
  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights Holder: Ed Blackburn, Denton, TX
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Statement: Copyright, Ed Blackburn, All Rights Reserved

Resource Type

  • Artwork


  • Image


  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc274984


  • Academic Department: Studio Arts