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"Sorehead!"
  • Paul Coker Jr.
    born 1929
    active: United States
  • "Sorehead!", circa 1959
  • published in Esquire magazine, October 1959
  • Where object was made: United States
  • tempera, pen, ink on wove paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.4 x 22.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35.6 x 28 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0701
Description

Cartoon depiction of two knights. The knight on the left has had his head chopped off. The severed head is on the ground, yelling at the other knight who is walking away.