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Drawing, Design for a Pencil Holder, 1942

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is pen and black ink, yellow color pencil, graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

28.9 x 18.7 cm (11 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches), irregular

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, upper right: 174

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: PORTE-CRAYONS/CUIR CLOUTÉ VERMEIL/; in graphite: piquire sellier/in black ink: DIAMÈTRE 8 cms/HAUTEUR 8 cms; lower right: JEAN PUIFORCAT/42.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Pencil Holder, 1942; France; pen and black ink, yellow color pencil, graphite on cream tracing paper; 28.9 x 18.7 cm (11 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches), irregular; Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-5

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