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The Song of the Border-Guard

A work made of typeset poem on ivory wove paper.
© Cy Twombly Foundation

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  • A work made of typeset poem on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1952

Artist:

Cy Twombly (American, 1928-2011)
written by Robert Duncan (American, 1919-1988)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cy Twombly

Title

The Song of the Border-Guard

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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1952

Medium

Typeset poem on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

49.6 × 31.8 cm (19 9/16 × 12 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Goldenberg Fund

Reference Number

1993.192.2

Copyright

© Cy Twombly Foundation

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