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1943

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1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

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Drawing, The King and the Corpse by Heinrich Zimmer

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Pantheon. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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

23.5 × 53 cm (9 1/4 × 20 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in blue, lower right: BOLLINGEN SERIES XI / PANTHEON / E. McKNIGHT KAUFFER

Cite this object as

Drawing, The King and the Corpse by Heinrich Zimmer; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 23.5 × 53 cm (9 1/4 × 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1201

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