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We Who are About to Die
  • William Fleming
    active: United States
  • We Who are About to Die, circa 1946
  • published in Coronet magazine, July 1946
  • Where object was made: United States
  • acrylic on board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 44.7 x 34.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 5/8 x 13 1/2 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0795
Description

Jail cell with hangman's rope seen through window. A light is coming in from the window, landing on a table with an open drawer. There are papers and an inkwell on the top of the table. There are photographs on the wall above the table.