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Image #01: James Castle (on the farm)

James Castle (on the farm), date unknown, Photo collection of The James Castle Collection L.P.

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Image #02: James Castle (at work)

James Castle (at work), date unknown, Photo collection of The James Castle Collection L.P.

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Image #03: Farmscape with three sheds and totems, James Castle (American, 1899-1977)

Farmscape with three sheds and totems, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), soot and spit, 5 x 10 ½ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P.

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Image #04: Landscape with two patterned houses, one black, one blue

Landscape with two patterned houses, one black, one blue, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), soot and spit and unidentified blue pigment, 10 1/8 x 11 ½ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P. Courtesy of Fleisher/Ollman Gallery.

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Image #05: Gabled house or shed split vertically into four segments

Gabled building in vertical segments, date unknown
James Castle, American
Soot and spit drawing with stick-applied lines and wipes soot wash on cream cardboard
3 1/4 x 5 3/4 (8.3 x 14.6 cm)
Gift of the James Castle Collection, L.P., Boise, Idaho
2007-121-17a,b

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Image #06: Farmscape with totems

Farmscape with totems, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), soot and spit, 10 1/4 x 13 ¼ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P. Courtesy of Fleisher/Ollman Gallery.

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Image #07: SHORT RIBS

SHORT RIBS, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), soot and spit, 3 1/4 x 8 ¼ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P.

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Image #08: Garden Valley mail room with stove and glass-fronted case

Garden Valley mail room with stove and glass-fronted case, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), soot and spit, 10 1/2 x 10 ¼ inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Image #09: Dream house with yellow sidewalk

Dream house with yellow sidewalk, James Castle (American, 1899-1977), colored wash, 5 1/2 x 7 ¾ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P.

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Image #10: Girl in green dress with yellow hair

Girl in green dress with yellow hair, Construction of thin gray cardboard faced with pink paper, green and yellow tissue papers, cream paper, with string and twine; 14 x 5 ½ inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P. Courtesy of the J Crist Gallery, Boise, Idaho.

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Image #11: Seven girls and figure construction lined up outdoors, seen from back

Seven girls and figure construction lined up outdoors, seen from back, Soot and spit on cardboard from flattened box; 7 ¾ x 11 ½ inches. Collection of Willa and Scott Lang, Chicago.

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Image #12: Copy of CHALLENGE BUTTER label

Copy of CHALLENGE BUTTER label, Red, green, blue, and purple washes with soot and spit on gray cardboard from commercial food carton; 5 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P. Courtesy of the J Crist Gallery, Boise, Idaho.

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Image #13: Man in red between two giant chickens

Man in red between two giant chickens, Blue, red, and green washes with soot and spit on thin cardboard from doughnut package; 5 3/8 x 9 ½ inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gift of the James Castle Collection, L.P., 2007.

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Image #14: Cat-head woman in purple dress

Cat-head woman in purple dress, Blue, purple, gray, beige, and green washes and wax crayon over soot and spit stick applied lines on wax-coated cardboard from Meadow Gold Butter carton. 7 ¼ x 4 7/8 inches. Collection of Frances and Roy Ellsworth, Boise, Idaho.

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Image #15: Two figures dancing in room with orange floor

Two figures dancing in room with orange floor, Orange and pale blue-gray washes, soot and spit, on wax-coated cardboard from food carton. 6 ¾ x 9 1/4 inches. Collection of Mary Ellen Vehlow and Stephen Hessler, Washington, D.C.

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Image #16: Woman in blue coat and red plaid skirt

Woman in blue coat and red plaid skirt, Construction of gray/tan cardboard, thin tan cardboard, cream paper, with string, bright blue and pale purple washes, soot wash, red and yellow stick-applied lines; 12 ¾ x 4 ¼ inches. Collection of Judith Lile-Hynes, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Image #17: Woman in red coat and boater hat

Woman in red coat and boater hat, Construction of thin gray cardboard faced with pink coated paper, gray corrugated cardboard, animal feed bag, white, black, and blue papers with string, braided yarn, soot and spit, blue and red wax crayon; 11 ½ x 4 ½ inches. Collection of Susan and Alvin Chereskin, New York.

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Image #18: Four standing figures, one with square head

Four standing figures, one with square head, Blue-gray, green, and brown washes, soot and spit, on wax-coated cardboard from margarine carton; 6 ¾ x 10 3/8 inches. The James Castle Collection, L.P. Courtesy of the J Crist Gallery, Boise, Idaho.

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