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1944

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Six Studies of Heads and a Figure, for "Hunger on Wheels"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) New York Subway Advertising Company. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite on newsprint. 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

26.5 × 18.8 cm (10 7/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Six Studies of Heads and a Figure, for "Hunger on Wheels"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on newsprint; 26.5 × 18.8 cm (10 7/16 × 7 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-606

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