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Parade

A work made of pen and black ink and rubber stamps in various colors, with watercolor and colored crayon, on ivory wove paper.
© The Saul Steinberg Foundation

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  • A work made of pen and black ink and rubber stamps in various colors, with watercolor and colored crayon, on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1951

Artist:

Saul Steinberg
American, born Romania, 1914-1999

About this artwork

Throughout his work, Steinberg employed numerous graphic equivalents for language. Here, he presents an inventory of symbols on parade: imprints from readymade rubber stamps, hand-drawn spirals and lines, and watercolor squiggles. Each mark is isolated and presented as if it has physical heft, making them like nouns or things, rather than—as they usually are—adjectives or modifiers that describe something else.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Saul Steinberg

Title

Parade

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1951

Medium

Pen and black ink and rubber stamps in various colors, with watercolor and colored crayon, on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

36.8 × 59 cm (14 1/2 × 23 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Saul Steinberg Foundation

Reference Number

2013.1512

Copyright

© The Saul Steinberg Foundation

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