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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study of a Geometric Abstraction

This is a Drawing. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1940–1954 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Grace Schulman. It is credited Gift of Grace Schulman.

Its dimensions are

51 × 40.7 cm (20 1/16 × 16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on back, in black ink: DESIGN BY / E. McKNIGHT KAUFFER / NEW YORK - NEW YORK / DATE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and green gouache, lower right: K [encircled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Geometric Abstraction; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache on paper; 51 × 40.7 cm (20 1/16 × 16 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-18

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