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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Diplomat Cigarettes, August 1948

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated August 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on thick white 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

44.2 × 35 cm (17 3/8 × 13 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and blue ink, lower right: Rough by E. Mcknight Kauffer / 8/48 [underlined]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Diplomat Cigarettes, August 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on thick white paper; 44.2 × 35 cm (17 3/8 × 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-722

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