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Drawing, Study 141b

This is a drawing. It was designed by John De Cesare. It is dated May 3, 1957 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

The basis for these designs comes primarily from measures six and seven of "Taps."

This object was donated by Estate of John De Cesare. It is credited Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare.

Its dimensions are

61.1 × 48.5 cm (24 1/16 × 19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, bottom: S141B-U.S.-Army Bugle Call-"Taps"-Words by Penn Military College -G#- M8-4/4-SPK A and B-(AW and 1/2 AW) M-6 and M7-M1 and M8-John De Cesare (5-3-57) JdC c.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study 141b; Designed by John De Cesare (American, b. Italy, 1890–1972); USA; color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper; 61.1 × 48.5 cm (24 1/16 × 19 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare; 1982-25-70

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