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Studies: Backgammon Player, and Head
  • Kenneth Miller Adams
    1897–1966
    born: Topeka, Kansas, United States ; died: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States ; active: United States
  • Studies: Backgammon Player, and Head, 1921
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.6 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 11 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 229 x 310 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 x 12 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Bequest of Mrs. Ward Lockwood
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0090
Description
Literature

Man on left has a beard and is wearing a suit jacket and tie. He is leaning on elbow as studies backgammon board. There is a profile of a man on the right who is only a head. The man is smoking a cigarette.
In the bottom right corner:
Hotel de la Gare
Villeneuve les Avignon
Autunen-1921
To Ward from Ken