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Four in America
  • 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
  • Four in America, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • four-color screen print, photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, left and upper deckl
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 466 x 355 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 3/8 x 14 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 771 x 575 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/8 x 22 5/8 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.03
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Image of cover of hard bound book. Author, title and other text are rendered in red, white or blue, on white or blue background. Small oval portraits of Grant, Wright, James and Washington are rendered in white on a blue panel occupying the center of the image. Along side each portrait is the name of the individual depicted and a small emblem. (portrait of Grant with crossed swords, Wright with bi-plane, James with quill and ink bottle, Washington with eagle clutching branch and arrows)