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Drawing, Thirteen Landscape Studies (Optics in Composition)

This is a Drawing. It was created by Leon Dabo. It is dated 1890 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is graphite 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

25.5 × 15.9 cm (10 1/16 × 6 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite along right margin: Leon Dabo / 1890

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite along right margin: optics in composition - Whistler à vu ce dessin

Cite this object as

Drawing, Thirteen Landscape Studies (Optics in Composition); Leon Dabo (1868–1960); USA; graphite on paper; 25.5 × 15.9 cm (10 1/16 × 6 1/4 in.); 1960-239-13

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