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'Flaming' Desire

'Flaming' Desire
Title
'Flaming' Desire
Date 
1998
Medium 
Tempera and black porous-tip pen on a coated stock with printed images
Dimensions 
Sheet: 18 x 25 in. (45.7 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line 
Gift of an anonymous donor
Object Number 
2012.20.35
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in porous-tip pen at upper left: "Wait I'm beginning to feel something"; at middle right: "Where are all the good men dead? In the heart or in the head??"; at lower right in yellow porous-tip pen: "'Flaming' Desire / 'Lin Felton' 78"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group