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Gasoline Alley

William J. King Jr.

American Art

MEDIUM Pen and ink on paper
DATES 1940
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 7 1/4 x 22 1/16 in. (18.4 x 56 cm) Image (3 frames): 5 7/8 x 19 15/16 in. (14.9 x 50.6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Two paper slips adhered to lower right corner of last frame, printed with: "Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.: / Copyright, 1940, by The Chicago Tribune."
SIGNATURE Signed in ink, lower right of last frame: "King"
INSCRIPTIONS On recto: inscribed in top margin at left, "SEPT 16-21" in ink and "Gasoline Alley" in graphite; stamped in top margin in center, "PRINT ON JEM METAL"; inscribed in black crayon in lower right margin, "51"; stamped in lower right margin, "O.K. -- RWC"; inscribed in graphite in left margin, "1", "Asking / for / it" and "625" On verso, stamped: "RECEIVED / TRIBUNE / ENGRAVING ROOM / [?0] AUG 28 PM 4 40"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 41.210
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Daily News
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CAPTION William J. King Jr. (American, born 1909). Gasoline Alley, 1940. Pen and ink on paper, Sheet: 7 1/4 x 22 1/16 in. (18.4 x 56 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Daily News, 41.210. © artist or artist's estate
IMAGE overall, CUR.41.210.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/26/2009
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RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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Gasoline Alley