Works on Paper

Works of art on paper in the Maryhill Museum of Art collection total about 350 items. These include pastels, drawings, and prints of all types—engravings, etchings, lithographs, mezzotints, and relief prints. Prominent among this number are 23 watercolors by Auguste Rodin; color aquatints showing World War I battlefields; color aquatints by Katja Oxman (American [born Germany], b. 1942) and etchings by Betty LaDuke (American, b. 1933); prints and drawings by Rick Bartow (American [Wiyot], 1946–2016); and fourteen etchings by Richard F. Lack (American, 1928–2009). The collection also contains nearly 100 relief prints by West Coast artists.

First: August Rodin (French, 1840–1917), Female Figure in Yellow Dress, after 1906, watercolor and pencil on paper, 12¾” x 9⅞”; Gift of Samuel Hill, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Second: Betty LaDuke (American, b. 1933), India View from Above, 1973, color etching, 24” x 14”; Gift of Betty LaDuke and Bill Rhoades, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Third: Katja Oxman (American [b. Germany], b. 1942), Unrestricted Attention, 1982, color etching, 24” x 18”; Gift of the artist, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Fourth: Rick Bartow (American [Wiyot]. 1946–2016), Avery’s Hawk, 2008, pastel and graphite on paper, 44” x 30”; Gift of the Estate of Richard E. Bartow and Froelick Gallery, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art