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Drawing, Design for "Greece Fights On"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) National War Fund. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on board. 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

61.2 × 45.5 cm (24 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in gray gouache, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer '42.

It is inscribed

At lower left margin, in ink: [bullet point] If yellow is not [underlined] used—print "FIGHTS ON" in blue [underlined twice] of flag [underlined]. / [bullet point] Please watch [underlined twice] the delicacy of the shading in the features of the face, and the flag, especially the eye [underlined] / "GREECE" in solid white. / "FIGHTS ON" in solid yellow. / [long, horizontal line separating blocks of text] / Print full size = pencil line is boundary edge. / EMcknight Kauffer Under bottom right corner of image, in graphite: Work 23 x 31 (square edges) / page size 24 x 32 (1/2 " white all around) At upper right margin, in graphite: Full size poster: 24 x 32? / yellow [illegible] / 2 Bl[illegible] – Black

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Greece Fights On"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Client: National War Fund; USA; brush and gouache on board; 61.2 × 45.5 cm (24 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-156

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