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Happy and Gay: the Flag
Happy and Gay: the Flag
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Date:
2012
Location:
Not on display
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Color Softground Aquatint And Gold Leaf
Dimensions:
Sheet: 610 x 508 mm (24 x 20 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.338
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

In an image based on a 1960’s era Chinese picture book shows a young boy in a yellow shirt and brown overalls carrying a brown school bag and holding a red and yellow Chinese flag aloft. In the mid-ground is a tree and in the background are two houses and trees. Hanzi logograms float in the sky.