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1969

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1970

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2015

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Drawing, Costume Design: Lavinia, for Mourning Becomes Electra

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Karl Eigsti. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is brush and watercolor, acylic on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karl Eigsti. It is credited Gift of Karl Eigsti.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41 × 30.5 cm (16 1/8 in. × 12 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated on lower right: "Karl Eigsti 69"

It is inscribed

Lower left: "Lavinia - Act II / 'Mourning Becomes Electra'"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Lavinia, for Mourning Becomes Electra; Designed by Karl Eigsti ; USA; brush and watercolor, acylic on paper; H x W: 41 × 30.5 cm (16 1/8 in. × 12 in.); Gift of Karl Eigsti; 1970-52-2

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