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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Flying Duck

This is a drawing. It was created by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) Consumer's Union. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Dexter Masters.

  • Vase Vase
  • earthenware.
  • Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.
  • 1984-84-24

Its dimensions are

28.8 × 37.8 cm (11 5/16 × 14 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and ink, lower right: M

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, top: [two curved arrows emanating from center, pointing slightly downward toward short vertical lines on either side]; between them, in graphite: 2"; below, in graphite: [illegible word]; to the left in graphite: P-[illegible word]; lower right, in graphite [illegible word]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Flying Duck; Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; pen and ink, graphite on cream paper; 28.8 × 37.8 cm (11 5/16 × 14 7/8 in.); 1960-214-72

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