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The man from his youth, now he is old, sitting in the evening, drinking coffee, and looking again through yellow light bulb light at the paper calendar picture hanging on the kitchen wall. He knows why he looks and what he sees but he can't say because the picture is a secret he keeps from his words.

1980 Jack Earl Born: Uniopolis, Ohio 1934 painted and glazed porcelain 11 3/4 x 10 in. (29.8 x 25.4 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1980.98 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - life - old age

Architecture Exterior - domestic - house

Figure male

Landscape - river

Landscape - tree

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - porcelain

About Jack Earl

Born: Uniopolis, Ohio 1934

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