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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study of an Abstract Composition

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1945–1950 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on off-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

25.5 × 20.3 cm (10 1/16 × 8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of an Abstract Composition; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, color pencil on off-white paper; 25.5 × 20.3 cm (10 1/16 × 8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-754

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