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The Caliph’s Design
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj, artist
    born: Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: England, United Kingdom, United States
    Kelpra Studio, Ltd., printer
    active 1957–1991
    Marlborough Gallery, publisher
    established 1948
  • The Caliph’s Design, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • three-color screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, right and upper deck
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 493 x 314 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 7/16 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 771 x 575 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/8 x 22 5/8 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.04
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a book. The title, author and other text are rendered in black on a tan background. The block of text occupies the upper-third of the book cover. The remainder of the cover is bright blue, marbled with white and lighter blue veins of color.