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1953

  • Work on this object began.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Drawing, Spider Monkey

This is a Drawing. It is dated November 17, 1953 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is pastel, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan.

Its dimensions are

29.7 × 29.6 cm (11 11/16 × 11 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Monogram stamped in blue ink near inscription, lower right: NR

It is signed

Signed in black pastel with monogram, lower left: NR

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black pastel, lower right: Spider Monkey / Nov 17 '53- / about to land from Mid-air-

Cite this object as

Drawing, Spider Monkey; USA; pastel, graphite on paper; 29.7 × 29.6 cm (11 11/16 × 11 5/8 in.); 1962-47-4

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