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Maker(s):Baskin, Leonard
Culture:American (1922-2000)
Title:The Death of the Laureate
Date Made:1957
Materials:Wood engraving in black on thin white Japan? paper
Measurements:Mat: 28 in x 22 in; 71.1 cm x 55.9 cm; Sheet: 15 7/8 in x 16 5/16 in; 40.3 cm x 41.4 cm; Image: 11 15/16 in x 11 5/8 in; 30.3 cm x 29.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto: lwr. ctr., l. to r. (graphite): The Death of the Laureate . . . Ed. 25 . . . Leonard Baskin. 1957.
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.168
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)

This print depicts in a rondel format a front view of a very large man, possibly in a toga, with his laurel-wreathed head tilted back and one arm over his stomach; possibly he is in a prone position.

prints; abstract; black and white; men; figures; circles

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