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Drawing, King Lear, Scene II: Study in four small sketches with tall chair, 1990

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council and bequest of Mary Hearn Greims and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Image 1: 5.7 x 6.7 cm (2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.), irregular Image 2: 5.1 x 6.6 cm (2 x 2 5/8 in.), irregular Image 3: 6.2 x 6.8 cm (2 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.), irregular Image (4; irregular): 6.1 x 6.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 7/16 in.) Sheet: 29.6 x 10.9 cm (11 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, King Lear, Scene II: Study in four small sketches with tall chair, 1990; USA; graphite on white paper; Image 1: 5.7 x 6.7 cm (2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.), irregular Image 2: 5.1 x 6.6 cm (2 x 2 5/8 in.), irregular Image 3: 6.2 x 6.8 cm (2 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.), irregular Image (4; irregular): 6.1 x 6.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 7/16 in.) Sheet: 29.6 x 10.9 cm (11 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council and bequest of Mary Hearn Greims and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund; 1992-90-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Design USA: Contemporary Innovation.

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