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Wild Beast
  • William Kentridge
    born 1955
    born: Johannesburg, South Africa ; active: South Africa
  • Wild Beast, 2004
  • Thinking Aloud, Nine Small Thoughts
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • drypoint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 197 x 247 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 351 x 400 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 13/16 x 15 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0152.04

fuzzy gestural drypoint lines cross in front of a group of figures at left, with two more prominent figures at right. In the upper left corner, a menacing face appears from the contour lines.