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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Milk

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor 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

28 × 21.4 cm (11 × 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at center: This is purely / optional. [circled with an arrow pointing to the cow's udder at left].

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Milk; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on paper; 28 × 21.4 cm (11 × 8 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-683

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