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Creator:
Bill Jay, 1940–2009, British
Title:
Greek Scholars have been Puzzled for Centuries by the Strange Gestures of this Statue... Recent Excavation of a Flat Tone, Obviously Representing a Wet Strip of Negatives, Solves the Problem
Date:
before 1992
Medium:
Collage on medium, smooth, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 11 inches (21.6 × 27.9 cm) and Image: 6 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (15.9 × 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Greek scholars have been puzzled for centuries | by the strange gestures of this statue..."; lower right: "Recent excavation of a flat stone, obviously | representing a wet strip of negatives, solves the problem."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "134"

Signed in black ink, lower right: "BJ"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Joy of Giving Something, Inc
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2019.16.700
Classification:
Photographs
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:80868
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