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Drawing, Houses on a Street

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Lydia Van Gelder. It is dated 1938–39 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is brush and watercolor, black crayon on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Lydia Van Gelder. It is credited Gift of Lydia Van Gelder.

  • Zig-Zag Chair
  • joined and painted elm.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-60-1

Its dimensions are

(irregular): 27.7 x 15.9 cm (10 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black crayon, lower right: LVG

Cite this object as

Drawing, Houses on a Street; Designed by Lydia Van Gelder (American, 1911–2012); USA; brush and watercolor, black crayon on paper; (irregular): 27.7 x 15.9 cm (10 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Gift of Lydia Van Gelder; 1999-49-6

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