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Really Rotten Island Dummy

A work made of pen and black ink, with blue ballpoint pen, graphite, watercolor, and type-written text on thin wove paper, laid down on eight sheets of ivory wove paper, folded and stapled into book form.

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  • A work made of pen and black ink, with blue ballpoint pen, graphite, watercolor, and type-written text on thin wove paper, laid down on eight sheets of ivory wove paper, folded and stapled into book form.

Date:

c. 1968

Artist:

William Steig
American, 1907-2003

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

William Steig

Title

Really Rotten Island Dummy

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1963–1973

Medium

Pen and black ink, with blue ballpoint pen, graphite, watercolor, and type-written text on thin wove paper, laid down on eight sheets of ivory wove paper, folded and stapled into book form

Dimensions

Sheets, folded: 30.4 × 23 cm (12 × 9 1/16 in.); Sheets, unfolded: 30.4 × 45.4 cm (12 × 17 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the William Steig Art Trust

Reference Number

2011.1107

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