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Papageno
  • William Kentridge
    born 1955
    born: Johannesburg, South Africa ; active: South Africa
  • Papageno, 2004
  • Thinking Aloud, Nine Small Thoughts
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • drypoint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 214 x 270 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 370 x 422 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 16 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0152.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Four forms suggested by gestural lines stand below a series of curving lines that radiate up and out from the most distant two figures. Figure at front left wears a hoopskirted gown. Form at right appears somewhat avian.