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1968

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Hebrew Inscription for Ark Curtain, Beth Am Synagogue, Los Altos, CA

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1968–69 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (irregular): 33.3 x 99.1 cm (13 1/8 in. x 39 in.) H x W: 33.3 × 99.1 cm (13 1/8 in. × 39 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on image, lower right: 1

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Hebrew Inscription for Ark Curtain, Beth Am Synagogue, Los Altos, CA; USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on white wove paper; H x W x D (irregular): 33.3 x 99.1 cm (13 1/8 in. x 39 in.) H x W: 33.3 × 99.1 cm (13 1/8 in. × 39 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-76

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