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Up on the Roof

Artist: James M. Reed (Washington DC, 1945 – ) Primary
Dimensions: 10 x 7.5 in. (25.4 x 19.05 cm)
Dimensions Extent: Overall
Object Type: Artist Book
Creation Place: North America, United States, Connecticut
Medium and Support: Color lithographs, accordian pages, bound
Credit Line: Gift of James M. Reed, 2020.
Accession Number: 2020.03.09
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This is a unique artist's proof, and the only version with color. There is a quote stamped on the inside cover reading: "LOVE FOR A PERSON MUST EXTEND TO THE CROWS ON THEIR ROOF - CHINESE PROVERB"


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