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Some people can't take a joke

A work made of pen and black ink and brush and gray wash on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of pen and black ink and brush and gray wash on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1986

Artist:

William Steig
American, 1907-2003

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

William Steig

Title

Some people can't take a joke

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1986

Medium

Pen and black ink and brush and gray wash on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

19.2 × 27.9 cm (7 9/16 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the William Steig Art Trust

Reference Number

2011.1152

Extended information about this artwork

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