Artist Glenn Ligon, American, born 1960
Printer Burnet Editions, New York
  • The Life and Adventures of Glenn Ligon a Negro
  • The Life and Adventures of Glenn Ligon, A Negro (series title)
Date 1993
Medium etching printed in black ink on dark cream chine colle on white wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 21 5/8 × 15 1/2 inches (54.9 × 39.4 cm)
Sheet: 28 × 21 inches (71.1 × 53.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund
Accession Number 1996.61.1
Department African American Art
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: Glenn Ligon '93
Marks Drystamp, lower right corner of white wove sheet: BURNET / EDITIONS; watermark: ARCHES
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, lower left of the white wove sheet: 26/45
Signed and dated in pencil, lower right of the white wove sheet: Glenn Ligon '93
1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)