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Laughing at Madison Avenue
  • David Levine
    1926–2009
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Laughing at Madison Avenue, circa 1959
  • published in Esquire magazine, February (year unknown)
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24 x 6.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/16 x 2 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: At highest point 28.5 x 11 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: At highest point 11 1/4 x 4 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1980.0765.c
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0765.b
Description

A parade of well dressed men and women worshipping a bag of money presided over by a man wearing glasses, dressed as a jester.