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Coming of Age in Samoa
  • Ronald Brooks Kitaj, artist
    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
  • Coming of Age in Samoa, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • four-color photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, right and top deckle
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 508 x 314 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 773 x 569 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/8 x 22 3/8 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.17
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a paperback book. The title, author and other text are rendered in black. The cover is divided horizontally into three panels; the upper and lower panels are blue and the middle panel is white. There is text in the top and middle panel; the bottom panel is occupied by the image of a bird (pelican) in flight.