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About the title - I had wanted to title this "sketch after my Mississippi youth" or "the excavation" as I pictured it a sort of introduction to the panorama to come. However the image, which is partly borrowed..


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  • Medium

    Graphite on paper

  • Accession number


  • Dimensions

    66 3/8 x 138 3/4 in. (168.6 x 352.4 cm)Frame: 71 x 142 1/2 in. (180.3 x 362 cm)

  • Credit

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
    Partial and promised gift of Manfred and Jennifer Simchowitz