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Die Donau
  • 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
  • Die Donau, 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, right and bottom dec
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 565 x 431 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22 1/4 x 16 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 776 x 567 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 1/2 x 22 5/16 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a book. Title in rendered in bright blue and occupies the upper third of the image. The majority of the cover appears as a black and white photographic image of a seascape, with four boats clustered along the horizon of the water. This image is partially obscured by triangular shaped panel of beige that vertically bisects the cover. Thin strips of white, black and beige border left and bottom edge of the cover.