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Object Timeline

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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Design for a Monogram: E.L., 1930–45

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated 1930–45 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is pen and black and red ink; brush and black ink, red watercolor; graphite on cream illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. John Finguerra. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

10.8 x 15.4 cm (4 1/4 x 6 1/16 in. )

It is inscribed

In graphite at lower right corner: "E.L."; at upper right corner:"352"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Monogram: E.L., 1930–45; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; pen and black and red ink; brush and black ink, red watercolor; graphite on cream illustration board; 10.8 x 15.4 cm (4 1/4 x 6 1/16 in. ); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-92

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