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A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player
  • Kenneth Patchen
    1911–1972
    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.d
Description

Purple figure and black text on a white background. The purple figure is facing forward with a neutral expression and wears a cowboy hat and bolo tie. He is shown from the chest up. There is black text in capital letters over his hat. There are smaller lines of text over his shirt.