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1940

  • Work on this object began.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Textile Design: Baroque Vase, 1940

This is a drawing. It was designed by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is dated 1940 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is brush and blue, gray, pink gouache, graphite on newsprint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alexander Hayden Girard. It is credited Gift of Alexander H. Girard.

Its dimensions are

81.9 x 91.4 cm (32 1/4 x 36 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and blue gouache: A.H.Girard., Aug. / 28'40

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "BAROQUE VASE"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Baroque Vase, 1940; Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard (American, 1907–1993); brush and blue, gray, pink gouache, graphite on newsprint; 81.9 x 91.4 cm (32 1/4 x 36 in.); Gift of Alexander H. Girard; 1969-165-179

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