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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Study for a Proposed Mural for the Ballroom of the Hotel Pierre, New York

This is a drawing. It was created by Griffiths Baily Coale and designed by Griffiths Baily Coale. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale.

Its dimensions are

70.8 x 55 cm (27 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower left: G.B.C.-1930

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left Shultze and Weaver Archts.; lower right: Sketch for large ballroom - Hotel Pierre - Glass - metal - tile - cloth and 20 mural-panels

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a Proposed Mural for the Ballroom of the Hotel Pierre, New York; Griffiths Baily Coale (American, 1890–1950); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on paperboard; 70.8 x 55 cm (27 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale; 1962-135-20

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