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untitled (man in director's chair)
  • Richard Lindner
    1901–1978
    born: Hamburg, Germany ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States, Germany, France
  • untitled (man in director's chair), mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink, watercolor on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31 x 23.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/16 x 9 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 43 x 34.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0689
Description

Cartoon of a man in a director's chair seated next to a man in a chair labeled NKVD (old KGB). The man in the NKVD chair is bald and has a pointed beard (resembles Lenin). They are facing a stage set where a tall male figure holds a female figure in his arms.