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The Back of the Yards
  • Tony Fitzpatrick
    born 1958
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States
    Big Cat Press, printer and publisher
  • The Back of the Yards, 1999
  • The City Etchings 1993-2003
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: German Etching cream wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 149 x 124 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 255 x 230 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 4 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 9 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0070
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Description

Central image of crying steer in industrial setting, surrounded by smaller motifs: including snowman, crow, silhouette figures, clouds hands, Lucky Strike cigarette box.