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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 460 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.76 x 18.11 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 490 x 480 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.29 x 18.9 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
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0107.c
Label Text

Black and white image of a man (at center) standing in front of a mirror in the men’s section of a department store, the man kneeling next to him (identified as a tailor) is fitting him for a suit while a woman (identified as his wife) to his right and men to his left look on.