Big Daddy with Hats
- Big Daddy with Hats
Large male figure with a bulldog in his lap wearing a vest made from the American flag, surrounded by various hats including a policeman's hat and a Ku Klux Klan hood, all have tabs with dotted lines relating to cut-out costumes used to clothe paper dolls.1971
Colour screenprint on white wove paper
- Height: 560 millimetres (image)
- Width: 538 millimetres
- Height: 590 millimetres (sheet)
- Width: 570 millimetres
Inscription ContentSigned and numbered 5/100 in pencil. Verso: inscribed in pencil: '87.1326'
This impression was lent by the artist to the Museum of Modern Art, New York exhibition 'Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art', curated by Deborah Wye, 1988. Original MOMA exh. label in P&D files.
On display: G30
2017 9 Mar-18 Jun, London, BM, G30, The American Dream
Purchased from Mary Ryan Gallery with funds given by the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation through the American Friends of the BM. Credit line to read: 'Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation'
Prints & Drawings
Large male figure with a bulldog in his lap wearing a best made from the American flag, surrounded by various hats including a policeman's hat and a Ku Klux Klan hood, all have tabs with dotted lines relating to cut out costumes used to clothe paper dolls.1971 Colour screenprint on white wove pape
reproduced by permission of the artist and mary ryan gallery, new york © The Trustees of the British Museum
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Object reference number: PPA374696
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