Actual Size

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Actual Size

United States, 1962
Paintings
Oil on canvas
67 1/16 × 72 1/16 in. (170.34 × 183.04 cm)
Anonymous gift through the Contemporary Art Council (M.63.14)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 2 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 2

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