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Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

1984
18 in. (45.7 cm)

John Ashbery
American (Rochester, NY, 1927 - 2017, Hudson, NY)
Ronald B. Kitaj
American (Cleveland, OH, 1932 - 2007, Los Angeles, CA)

Object Type: Print
Medium and Support: Soft-ground color etching
Credit Line: Marion Stratton Gould Fund and gift of the Estate of Emily and James Sibley Watson, by exchange
Accession Number: 2006.12.34
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Location: Not currently on view

Edition: 94/150

Hors Commerce: 25
Printer: Aldo Crommelynck, Paris, France
Publisher: Arion Press
Text: handset in Cochin
Portfolio: Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror

Portfolio of 40 leaves with 8 original signed prints in an original stainless steel canister with accompanying record album and broadside prospectus.

Bibliography
See general reference in Jennifer Ramkalawon's "Kitaj Prints: a Catalogue Raisonne," London, 2013: cat.no. 244, pp. 210, 248; fig. 244


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Artist's signature, lower center: Kitaj

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John AshberySelf Portrait in a Convex Mirror Website from Reed College Library showing entire artist's book.
John Ashbery reads "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" Listen to the poet read the full poem


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