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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

1998

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Burlwood Chest, 1940s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alfons Bach. It is dated 1940s and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is brush and brown, white, red gouache, graphite on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alfons Bach. It is credited Gift of Alfons and Anita S. Bach.

Its dimensions are

31 × 45.9 cm (12 3/16 × 18 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Blind stamp, lower right: ALFONS BACH

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Alfons Bach

Cite this object as

Drawing, Burlwood Chest, 1940s; Designed by Alfons Bach (American, b. Germany, 1904–1999); USA; brush and brown, white, red gouache, graphite on brown paper; 31 × 45.9 cm (12 3/16 × 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Alfons and Anita S. Bach; 1998-71-10

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