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Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj, artist
    1932–2007
    born: Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: England, United Kingdom, United States
    Kelpra Studio, Ltd., printer
    active 1957–1991
    Marlborough Gallery, publisher
    established 1948
  • Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • five-color screen print, photo screen print, collage
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, right and bottom dec
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 458 x 345 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 773 x 573 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 7/16 x 22 9/16 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.43
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the front cover of a cloth-bound book. The title is rendered in gold and the remaining text in black on a green background. The cover is illustrated with a black and white photographic image that has been collaged onto the surface of the print. The illustration depicts a female figure standing behind a barred window. The is a second, less-defined figure standing in the background of the illustration.