Enrico Baj, Punching General, 1970

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A graph paper sketch of an abstracted military general on a small plinth that says "PUNCHING GENERAL" written backwards.
  1. Long A cartoon-like drawing of an armless military person who is decorated with various medals and honors. The person is bald, with a nose that resembles a pyramid and contrasting eyes with blue rings around them. The person resembles a statue and gives the viewer an unusual feeling.
Enrico Baj, Italian, 1924–2003
Punching General, 1970
Lithograph on paper
26 1/8 × 20 in. (66.4 × 50.8 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Milton Ratner, 1973.11

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago