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"I like mine the way Mao likes his - cooked just enough to make the grains fluffy without ticking together"
  • Rowland Wilson
    1930–2005
    born: Dallas, Texas, United States ; died: Encinitas, California, United States ; active: United States
  • "I like mine the way Mao likes his - cooked just enough to make the grains fluffy without ticking together", circa 1966
  • published in Esquire magazine, July 1966
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 37.5 x 30 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 48 x 36.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 7/8 x 14 1/2 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0713
Description

Workers in terraced rice paddies. There are mountains in the background and a small house.