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1957

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1970

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Costume Design: Electra, for The Flies

This is a Drawing. It was written by Jean-Paul Sartre. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Jay Keene.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 38.8 × 29.1 cm (15 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In crayon, bottom left: "Electra" Verso, in pencil: "The Flies J.P. Sartre, Stephen's College Playhouse, Columbia, Missouri"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Electra, for The Flies; Written by Jean-Paul Sartre (French, 1905–1980); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on wove paper; H x W: 38.8 × 29.1 cm (15 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.); Gift of Jay Keene; 1970-51-3

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