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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for a Geometric Composition, 1930–1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1930–1939 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor on thin paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

33 × 25.5 cm (13 × 10 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and blue ink, at bottom right: Rough E.McK.K. [underlined]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Geometric Composition, 1930–1939; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on thin paper; 33 × 25.5 cm (13 × 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1026

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