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Catenary (I Call to the Grave)
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Catenary (I Call to the Grave)

Jasper Johns, American, born 1930

Made in St. Martin, West Indies, Europe


Encaustic on canvas with wood and string

6 feet 6 inches × 9 feet 10 inches × 8 inches (198.1 × 299.7 × 20.3 cm) Frame: 79 1/4 × 119 3/4 × 1 15/16 inches (201.3 × 304.2 × 4.9 cm)

Art © Jasper John/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Curatorial Department:
Contemporary Art

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Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
125th Anniversary Acquisition. Purchased with funds contributed by Gisela and Dennis Alter, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs, Frances and Bayard Storey, The Dietrich Foundation, Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest, Mr. and Mrs. Brook Lenfest, Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman, Jane and Leonard Korman, Mr. and Mrs. Berton E. Korman, Mr. and Mrs. William T. Vogt, Dr. and Mrs. Paul Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. George M. Ross, Ella B. Schaap, Eileen and Stephen Matchett, and other donors, 2001

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