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The People of the Abyss
  • 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
  • The People of the Abyss, 1969
  • In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part
  • Where object was made: United States
  • five-color screen print, photo screen print
  • Paper Type: J.B. Green, laid, left and top deckle
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 509 x 355 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 1/16 x 14 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 778 x 583 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 5/8 x 22 15/16 in
  • Gift of Anthony Harris through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0234.50
Catalogue raisonné

Image of the cover of a hardback, cloth bound book. The title and author are rendered in black and gold on a blue background. The title and author occupy the upper portion of the cover and are surrounded by a gold border. There is a second border that follows.