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Drawing, Skyscrapers, New York

This is a Drawing. It was created by Leon Dabo. It is dated ca. 1907–08 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pastel on grey paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Leon Dabo.

Its dimensions are

22.9 × 28.8 cm (9 × 11 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Leon Dabo

It is inscribed

Inscribed with title in graphite, lower right: Sky Scrapers / NY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Skyscrapers, New York; Leon Dabo (1868–1960); USA; pastel on grey paper; 22.9 × 28.8 cm (9 × 11 5/16 in.); 1960-239-14

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