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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1927

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Ernest Boiceau. It is dated 1927 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is graphite, brush and yellow-beige watercolor on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

18 x 26.8 cm (7 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Embossed artist's monogram, upper right: EB

It is inscribed

Upper left, in graphite: 3 (encircled) $750 Lowe right: wood covered / galuchant / (lizard) / white ... color / 3 (encircled) / E. Boiceau

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1927; Designed by Ernest Boiceau (1881 - 1950); France; graphite, brush and yellow-beige watercolor on illustration board; 18 x 26.8 cm (7 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.); 1954-69-2

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