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Drawing, Design for a Belt Buckle with Two Fish and Seaweed

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset and manufactured by Maison Vever. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is brush and watercolor and gouache; graphite on gray-green wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

32.1 x 24.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with monogram at bottom right of design

It is inscribed

Numbered in graphite at lower right: 6

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Belt Buckle with Two Fish and Seaweed; Designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset (Swiss, 1841 – 1917; active Paris, France 1871–1917); France; brush and watercolor and gouache; graphite on gray-green wove paper; 32.1 x 24.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1950-6-7

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Opening Our Doors: Selections from the Design Resource Center.

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