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1974

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Drawing, Design for Playing Cards

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. We acquired it in 1974. Its medium is graphite, brush and black, red, and gold gouache on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Simon Lissim. It is credited Gift of Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

9.3 × 13.7 cm (3 11/16 × 5 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: S. L.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Playing Cards; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; graphite, brush and black, red, and gold gouache on white paper; 9.3 × 13.7 cm (3 11/16 × 5 3/8 in.); Gift of Simon Lissim; 1974-82-4

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