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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: James Rosenquist, American, 1933–2017

He Swallowed the Chain

1963

Oil on plastic, canvas, string, and bamboo

121.9 × 121.9 cm (48 × 48 in.)
Gift of Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935
1985.45.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Green Gallery, 1/18/64

Bibliography: 

Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Ridgefield, Conn.: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 1965), no. 88.

Fortissimo!: Thirty years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of contemporary art, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1985), 76, 144, no. 121, ill.

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