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Drawing, Mummy-Shaped Perfume Container #2, 1940–59

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1940–59 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Monique Fink.

Its dimensions are

38.4 x 28 cm (15 1/8 in. x 11 in.) Mat: 50.7 x 40.7 cm (19 15/16 in. x 16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Jay Gresham / #2.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, with arrows pointing at both smaller versions of container, right center margin: SOLID / PLASTIC / CASE

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mummy-Shaped Perfume Container #2, 1940–59; France; pen and black ink, brush and gouache on paper; 38.4 x 28 cm (15 1/8 in. x 11 in.) Mat: 50.7 x 40.7 cm (19 15/16 in. x 16 in.); Gift of Monique Fink; 1990-149-1

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