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1934

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1944

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1963

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Drawing, Study of a Key in Keyhole, ca. 1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite on cream 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

15 × 13.4 cm (5 7/8 × 5 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left, and again at upper right: Parallel

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Key in Keyhole, ca. 1939; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on cream paper; 15 × 13.4 cm (5 7/8 × 5 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-590

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