Requires Photography

A Day Book

Illustrated by R. B. Kitaj (American, 1932–2007), Author Robert Creeley (American, born in 1926), Publisher Graphis (German, 20th century), Printer Kelpra Studio (London), Printer White Ink, Ltd. (English, 20th century), Printer Mourlot frères, Paris

Place of Publication: Berlin, Germany


Overall: 62.4 x 42.8 x 2.7 cm (24 9/16 x 16 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight color screenprints (one printed on canvas, another on acetate), four etchings (overprinted with screenprint), and one color lithograph

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Berlin: Graphis, 1972) Large folio; [32 ff.] 13 plates; original publisher’s green, blue, and red cloth, green cloth slipcase.

Berlin: Graphis, 1972


Below colophon in pen and black ink "Robert Creeley"; in lavender pencil "Kitaj"; each plate is also signed and numbered in graphite by Kitaj.


Barry Leon, by whom given to MFA, December 1977 (accessioned January 11, 1978).

Credit Line

Gift of Barry Leon


© R.B. Kitaj, courtesy, Marlborough Gallery, New York