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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1947

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Cover of The New Yorker, ca. 1940

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is graphite, bush and watercolor, 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.

Its dimensions are

49.8 × 33.6 cm (19 5/8 × 13 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white pencil, lower left: Malman

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left edge: Lettering red -- white stars over lettering

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cover of The New Yorker, ca. 1940; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; graphite, bush and watercolor, gouache on paper; 49.8 × 33.6 cm (19 5/8 × 13 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1947-115-6

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