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There's a fool born every minute
  • Howard Baer
    1907–1986
    born: Finleyville, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: New York, United States ; active: United States
  • There's a fool born every minute, circa 1967
  • published in Esquire magazine, April 1967
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.1 x 25.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0775
Description

Image of a person in a fool's costume walking up a steep slope at CL. There is a yellow brick area and egg shell at BL. There is a red brick clocktower at TC. There are tall building structures at right.