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Creator:
R. B. Kitaj, 1932–2007, American, active in Britain (1958–97)
Title:

The Defects of Its Qualities

Date:
1967
Medium:
Screen print and collage on thick, moderately textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35 3/8 × 24 inches (89.9 × 61 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "8/70"

Stamped verso: "K | 6886"

Lettered upper center: "GREAT FRENCH INNOVATOR | HAS EVOLVED A SERENE | MODERN ART OF HIS OWN"; center left: "G Braque"; center: "Appendix D. | REGISTRATION TICKET FOR A COMMON PROSTITUTE"; center: "EXCITING | WIVES"; center right: "What is an Original Print? | Principles recommended by the | Print Council of America"; lower right: "TITLE: THE DEFECTS OF ITS QUALITIES"

Signed in graphite, lower left: "Kitaj"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Barbara Sunderman Hoerner
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2017.25.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abstract art | stove | surgeon
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:74760
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