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The Society which is Difficult to Describe

A work made of engraving and mezzotint on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of engraving and mezzotint on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1966

Artist:

Jirí Balcar
Czech, 1929-1968

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jirí Balcar

Title

The Society which is Difficult to Describe

Place

Czech Republic (Artist's nationality:)

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1966

Medium

Engraving and mezzotint on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Plate: 33.2 × 21.3 cm (13 1/8 × 8 7/16 in.); Sheet: 53.7 × 36.5 cm (21 3/16 × 14 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Baruch in honor of Harold Joachim

Reference Number

1977.61

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