Detail of Robert Rauschenberg’s Calf Startena (Chow Bags) showing signature and inscription

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Detail of Robert Rauschenberg’s Calf Startena (Chow Bags) showing signature and inscription

Related to Calf Startena (Chow Bags), 1977

Robert Rauschenberg, Calf Startena (Chow Bags), 1977 (detail)

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This image shows Rauschenberg’s signature and inscription at the bottom of Calf Startena (Chow Bags). Above the signature, a stitched length of string replicates the tie closure on the original Purina feed bag that Rauschenberg used as inspiration for this work. As indicated in the inscription, SFMOMA’s print is number 27 of an edition of 100.

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