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Krazy Kat

George Herriman

American Art

MEDIUM Pen and ink on paper
DATES 1936
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 24 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (63.2 x 40.5 cm) Image: 22 3/16 x 14 3/8 in. (56.4 x 36.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Circular stamp impressed in upper left corner; "STRATHMORE / USE EITHER SIDE" around flower in center
SIGNATURE Signed in border, bottom center, in ink: "Herriman"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed in ink in lower right corner of bottom frame: "11-15" Inscribed in graphite along bottom of sheet: at lower left, "2 Silvers"; at center, "--9 1/4--"; and along bottom right and wrapping around right side, "Leo - acus[?] - thanks for sending the Humic effusion - / you are indeed a delicacy - a tid-bit - I am moved - and what with the sweet word from the 'Jewel' - / my old bones are ashiver with ecstasy - Dominus Vobescum. - G.H." Tags affixed to sheet: below title, "Registered U. S. Patent Office." and to left of signature, "1936, King Features Syndicate, Inc., World rights reserved."
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 47.216.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Sylvan Byck
RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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CAPTION George Herriman (American, 1880-1944). Krazy Kat, 1936. Pen and ink on paper, Sheet: 24 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (63.2 x 40.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sylvan Byck, 47.216.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.216.2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.47.216.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/1/2008
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