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Vampyr
  • 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
  • Vampyr, 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: 458 x 328 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 1/16 x 12 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 781 x 555 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 3/4 x 21 7/8 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.33
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a paperback book. Title, author and other text rendered in black. Cover illustrated with photographic image of the head and shoulders of a female figure in front of a paned window. Another less defined figure appears to be looking in through the window. The photographic image is rendered in color, primarily in bright purple and green. There is a small red sticker on the surface of the print in the LL quadrant. Please see “remarks” for details concerning sticker.