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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: 18.5 x 11 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/4 x 4 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 x 28.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 11 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0765.d
Description

Mustached man dressed in armor seated and leaning on a sword, flanked on the left by a donkey and on the right by a polka-dotted alligator, both wearing suits, ties, and hats. The alligator has glasses.