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Stan Washburn (American, b. 1943)

Judge, from the series A Moral Alphabet of Vice and Folly

Date: 1982
Medium: Etching
Object Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (41.28 x 37.47 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2002.008.01.11
Photo Credit: Jueqian Fang
A newly installed Judge was presented with a chair upholstered in the hide of his corrupt predecessor. “Let this chair remind you to be honest,” intoned the King. “It will certainly remind me to be discreet,” joked the judge, who was presently made into a matching footstool.
Moral: the mot juste caps the bon mot.

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