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Ol' Man Rivers
  • David Wilcox
    born 1943
    born: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Ol' Man Rivers, 1970
  • published in Esquire magazine, October 1970
  • Where object was made: United States
  • tempera on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 42.9 x 32.7 cm
    Canvas/Support: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • On view: Marshall Balcony, 404, W1
  • 1980.0525
Label Text

Man seated on the floor wearing white suit playing a drum. Tanks, bomber planes and submarines are on the floor in front of him.