Joseph Raffael

American (New York City, New York, 1933)

Man with Birds

painting | oil on canvas
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    Joseph Raffael, Man with Birds, 1969; oil on canvas, 78 1/2 in. x 72 in. x 7/8 in. (199.39 cm x 182.88 cm x 2.22 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Helen Crocker Russell Memorial Fund purchase; © Joseph Raffael

78 1/2 in. x 72 in. x 7/8 in. (199.39 cm x 182.88 cm x 2.22 cm)
Acquired 1972
Collection SFMOMA
Helen Crocker Russell Memorial Fund purchase
© Joseph Raffael


men, birds, heads, eyes, headgear, covering

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