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Drawing, Study of an Abstract Composition with Yellow Diamond, 1940–1945

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1940–1945 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache 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

38.9 × 28.2 cm (15 5/16 × 11 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and gray gouache: Rough by / E. McKnight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of an Abstract Composition with Yellow Diamond, 1940–1945; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on paper; 38.9 × 28.2 cm (15 5/16 × 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-850

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