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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Illusion of Bright Sunlight

This is a Drawing. It was created by Leon Dabo. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is black crayon on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Leon Dabo.

Its dimensions are

20.9 × 27 cm (8 1/4 × 10 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed with artist's monogram, lower left; signed with pen and ink, lower left margin: Léondabo

It is inscribed

Inscribed with title in graphite, lower left margin: Illusion of bright Sun-light

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illusion of Bright Sunlight; Leon Dabo (1868–1960); USA; black crayon on paper; 20.9 × 27 cm (8 1/4 × 10 5/8 in.); 1960-239-12

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