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Breakfast

Accession Number
2012/1.278

Title
Breakfast

Artist(s)
Wayne Thiebaud

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1995

Medium & Support
drypoint on paper

Dimensions
37 1/2 in x 32 1/2 in (95.25 cm x 82.55 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew

Subject matter
A color print of a quotidien image, breakfast. As with other Pop artists, Wayne Thiebaud extracts common details of daily life, elevating them to the status of art, asking us to reconsider art and object.

Physical Description
A color print of one place-setting at a table with breakfast foods—2 eggs sunnyside up, 3 strips of bacon, toast, coffee, milk—and utensils. 

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
bread
breakfast tables
breakfasts
coffee (food, dye)
color prints (prints)
egg (material)
food
place settings

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