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Artist: Martin Puryear, American, born 1941, B.F.A. 1971, M.F.A. 1971, D.F.A. (Hon.) 1994
Author: Jean Toomer

Cane

2000

Deluxe book, with text by Toomer and woodcut illustrations by Puryear on handmade Kitakata paper

book: 29.8 × 35.9 cm (11 3/4 × 14 1/8 in.)
exterior case: 34.8 × 38.3 cm (13 11/16 × 15 1/16 in.)
Purchased with a gift from Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro, B.A. 1956
2001.5.1
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Books
Provenance: 

Purchased from publisher (Arion Press, San Francisco)

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks and Robert E. Steele, Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2010), 48, ill.

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