Inscribed, lower center, directly below image: He was unaware that at the exact moment that he removed / his undershirt, his body had grown to it’s [sic] perfection. / With his next breathe, [sic] the moment had passed. Signed and numbered, lower center: Duane Michals 4/25 Inscribed in pencil, verso, center, upside down: 55350 / C6-8 / 48479 / 6 [in circle]
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