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A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player
  • Kenneth Patchen
    born: Niles, Ohio, United States
  • A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player, 1955
  • A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 356 x 292 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 11 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Gene Swenson Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0135.c

Gold creature and maroon text on a white and yellow background. The gold creature has a pointed nose, crown and long thin S shaped body. It has four legs on the end of the body, pointing up. It has a small tail and an open mouth. There are six lines of cursive maroon text in the center, roughly forming a square. The paper is white with yellow blotches and thin blue lines.