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1946

  • Work on this object began.

1948

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study of a Hilly Desert Landscape

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1946–1948 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

21.2 × 14.8 cm (8 3/8 × 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at bottom right: 1.15 filars [?] / .80 drugstore / .50 notary / 1.00 drinks / 3.00 Dinner-special? / .20 breakfast / .75 lunch / .30 cigarettes / [horizontal line] / 7.70 / .25 shine / [horizontal line] / 7.95

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Hilly Desert Landscape; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on paper; 21.2 × 14.8 cm (8 3/8 × 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-935

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