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Drawing, Study for Painting, Skyscrapers, ca. 1930

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is graphite on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is credited Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 12.3 × 25.4 cm (4 13/16 in. × 10 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: FD

It is inscribed

Loose label previously glued to verso of cardboard: GALLERIA D'ARTE CORTINA DI RENZO 20121 MILANO (ITALIA) PIAZZA CAVOUR 1 CORTINA/TEL. 667705 6595644; typed on label: FORTUNATO DEPERO/Studio per...un' opera/1918/1925

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Painting, Skyscrapers, ca. 1930; graphite on paper, lined; H x W: 12.3 × 25.4 cm (4 13/16 in. × 10 in.); Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen; 2000-20-14

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