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China of To-day
  • 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
  • China of To-day, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • three-color photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, right and top deckle
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 456 x 581 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 15/16 x 22 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 575 x 775 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 5/8 x 30 1/2 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.16
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a hardback, cloth bound book, with spine partially visible. The title is rendered in black on a green background. The cover is illustrated with an abstracted image of a dragon in profile. The dragon is holding an orb in its mouth. The illustration is rendered in black, and occupies the bottom two-thirds of the image.