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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.80.32
People
James Lee Byars, American (Detroit, MI 1932 - 1997 Cairo, Egypt)
Title
Cream Envelope with Hand Painted Red Rectangle on Front, with Contents
Classification
Archival Material
Work Type
archival material
Date
1979-1980
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/76908
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold colored pencil and orange ink on cream envelope with postage stamps and red-painted crescent-shaped paper
Dimensions
22.7 x 11.5 cm (8 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Provenance
James Lee Byars; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, transfer; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Busch-Reisinger Museum Archives
Copyright
© The Estate of James Lee Byars / Michael Werner Gallery
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.80.32
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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