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The Wall of Words (Il Mura),

Etching and aquatint on wove paper

Dimensions (Plate): 300 x 293 mm (11.8 x 11.5 in.)

Inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Aquaforte”; inscribed in pencil, lower center: “Il mura”; inscribed in pencil, lower right: “Traian Al. Filip”; chop mark, lower right: “19A85”; stamped on verso with Roumanian export tax stamp

Edition: Artist’s Proof from edition of 30 printed in Romania

Accession number: 1992.24.1

Purchase funds and Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John R. Jakobson (BA Wesleyan 1952, LLD 1989, Trustee 1971–1985), 1992

The image depicts Ceausescu, former president of Romania, on the body of a dog.

Bibliography: Traian Alexandru Filip: Aqueforti (1987) (in DAC Print Reference Library, NE 2069.F54 A4 1987).

Work Type: print

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