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Men and Books
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj
    1932–2007
    born: Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: England, United Kingdom, United States
    Kelpra Studio, Ltd.
    active 1957–1991
  • Men and Books, 1969
  • "In Our Time: Covers for a small library after the life for the most part" 1969
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 707 x 515 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 753 x 550 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 13/16 x 20 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 5/8 x 21 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gordon Abrams through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0032
Description

Upper half - inside of a flattened book cover.
Lower half - outside of a flattened book cover that reads, "Hours with Men and Books."