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Downtown Lion

A work made of graphite, with touches of stumping and erasing, on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of graphite, with touches of stumping and erasing, on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1967

Artist:

Larry Rivers
American, 1923-2002

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Larry Rivers

Title

Downtown Lion

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.

1967

Medium

Graphite, with touches of stumping and erasing, on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower right, in graphite: “Rivers 67”; inscribed lower left, in graphite: “Trial Proof 1/9 “Downtown Lion””

Dimensions

35.5 × 55.7 cm (14 × 21 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Eric Warren Goldman in honor of Norma J. Cummings

Reference Number

2019.1600

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