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The Mea Culpa Speech

The Mea Culpa Speech

Artist: Patrick Oliphant (American, born Australia, 1935)
Publisher: Landfall Press (American, founded 1970)
Date: 1999
Medium: etching
Dimensions:
Image: 10 7/8 x 13 13/16 in. (27.6 x 35.1 cm)
Plate Mark: 10 7/8 x 13 13/16 in. (27.6 x 35.1 cm)
Support: 15 15/16 x 19 in. (40.5 x 48.3 cm)
Mat: 20 × 24 in. (50.8 × 61 cm)
Classification: Graphic
Credit Line: Museum purchase, 2013
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2013.35.20
Description
The text in the first panel reads: The Mea Culpa Speech. Hey Socks - I caught your old man on TV Haw Haw Haw Ha. The text in the second panel reads: Hey Socks! How about that adultery speech? Is that really your owner?? The text in the third panel reads: Hey Socks! That was a pretty awful speech, huh? How d'you handle that? The text in the fourth panel reads: First Cat, you poor thing! You must feel so terribly embarrassed! Cluck Cluck Cluck. The text in the fifth panel reads: I heard about that terrible address to the Nation, Socks - I really feel for you man. The text in the seventh panel reads: Sometimes a sunset is enough.
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