Ocean Park #79

Date: 1975
Dimensions:
93 x 81 in. (236.2 x 205.7 cm)
Signed:"RD 75" lower right
Credit Line: Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and with funds contributed by private donors, 1977, 1977-28-1
Cat. raisonné no.:4195
Obj. no.: 1495
References

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