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Drawing, Woman Trying on a Fur Coat, 1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is brush and black ink, white gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

  • Drawing, Woman and Dog, 1935
  • brush and black ink, graphite on cream wove paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.
  • 1947-115-3
  • Fur Cape, ca. 1925
  • silk, mink, pate de verre beads.
  • Courtesy of Laurie Jue Ying.
  • 78.2016.1

Its dimensions are

44.3 x 22.8 cm (17 7/16 in. x 9 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: M

Cite this object as

Drawing, Woman Trying on a Fur Coat, 1939; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; brush and black ink, white gouache on paper; 44.3 x 22.8 cm (17 7/16 in. x 9 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1947-115-2

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