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Maker(s):Max, Peter
Culture:German (1937 - )
Title:Midget's Dream
Date Made:1967
Type:Poster
Materials:photo lithograph in color on paper
Place Made:United States; New York; New York
Measurements:sheet: 24 in x 36 in; 60.96 cm x 91.44 cm
Narrative Inscription:  in print at bottom center image: peter max, in print in lower right corner: 1 [in circle] MIDGET'S DREAM / (c) 1967 Peter Max Poster Corp. N.Y.C. / All Rights Reserved Litho in U.S.A.
Accession Number:  SC 2011.38.99
Credit Line:Purchased
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Description:
colorful swirling sky with Saint Nicholas, cats, faces and swimming fish, quarter moon face at left and repeated at right (right side of print is mirror image of left side of print), each lower corner has a quarter circle cut into wedges of differing swirling patterns, bottom center image of brown toned photo reproduction of male midget kneeling on a chair pointing to his cards as a female midget looks on, two young girls and a boy behind her and women at table with roses; psychedelic; surreal; dreamlike; fantasy; grotesque

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