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Drawing, Study for "Spring in the Countryside"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated February 9, 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite 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

32 × 20.5 cm (12 5/8 × 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on verso: 9 February 1937

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Spring in the Countryside"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on thin paper; 32 × 20.5 cm (12 5/8 × 8 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-516

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