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Suit Shopping: An Engraved Narrative
  • Andrew Raftery, artist
    born 1962
    born: Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
    RISD Print Editions, printer
  • Suit Shopping: An Engraved Narrative, 2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: Ruscombe Mills Queen Anne antique laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 375 x 520 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.76 x 20.47 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 490 x 610 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 1/4 x 24 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: entire triptych 375 x 920 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: entire triptych 14 3/4 x 36 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: entire triptych 490 x 1060 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: entire triptych 19 1/4 x 41 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • On view: Kemper Balcony, 408, C1
  • 2003.0107.a
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Two black and white images (separated down the center) in one plate. Both images depict various male and female figures looking at suits in the men's section of a department store. The narrative of this portfolio centers around the man and woman (identified as a couple) at left in the left-hand image and at right in the right-hand image.