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Drawing, Exercise in Optical Illusion, 1962

This is a Drawing. It was created by Benjamin J. D'Arconte. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is grey and white opaque watercolors on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Cooper Union Art School. It is credited Gift of Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture.

Its dimensions are

27.5 × 27.6 cm (10 13/16 × 10 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in ink, verso: B. D'Arconte

Cite this object as

Drawing, Exercise in Optical Illusion, 1962; Benjamin J. D'Arconte (probably American, active 20th century); USA; grey and white opaque watercolors on white paper; 27.5 × 27.6 cm (10 13/16 × 10 7/8 in.); Gift of Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture; 1962-138-3

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