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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Katz, Leo
Culture:American, 20th century
Title:Is this the meaning of life?
Date Made:1937
Measurements:Mat: 19 15/16 in x 25 1/16 in; 50.6 cm x 63.7 cm; Sheet: 15 15/16 in x 23 5/8 in; 40.5 cm x 60 cm; Image: 13 11/16 in x 18 1/16 in; 34.8 cm x 45.9 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. l. (pencil): 24/60. ; recto, lwr. ctr. (pencil): IS THIS THE MEANING OF LIFE? ; recto, lwr. r. (pencil): 18Y24 / Los Angeles ; SIGNATURE/DATE: recto, lwr. r. (pencil): Leo Katz 1937.
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.715
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)

A crowded fight amongst three men and demonic animals, some of which are mythical. Animals include a gorilla, horse, lion, alligator, leopard, buffalo, elephant, hippopotamus and snake.

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