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Court Jester
  • David Levine
    1926–2009
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Court Jester, 1962
  • created for Esquire magazine
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29 x 21.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/8 x 8 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38 x 54.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 15/16 x 21 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0764
Description

Depiction of two facing pages with decorated borders. Court scenes at bottom of each page. a.) left--A King talking to a man with a snail shell, wide margin-border designs. b.) right--A juggler performing for a seated queen with child, also with full border design.