You Do Not Know What Means; from "1 [cent] Life" portfolio

Robert Rauschenberg, American, 1925 - 2008

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published 1964

Lithograph on wove paper

Edition 1257/2000 [unsigned]; plus edition of 100 [signed]

Overall: 16 1/8 × 22 13/16 in. (41 × 58 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.965.112.42

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower right: YOU DON‘T KNOW WHAT MEANS / three nightingales caught in fish net sing not hear / sea full of weed full of thousand year rainfall / white black skeleton become black white in frost yelllow grass worm lonely not cry tears fish monkey elephant die most secret place [Wallace Ting‘s text]; printed, lower left: 114

Exhibition History

Word and Image in Contemporary Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-August 4, 2013.

Jorn and Wesselmann included in 20th Century Prints from the College Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 19-September 20, 1972.

Image of Women,"Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-February 29, 1976.

1 cent Life and Related Prints, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 8-February 23, 1975.

Provenance

Paul Strook, Jericho, New York; sold to present collection, 1965.

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