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1958

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1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study 142a

This is a drawing. It was designed by John De Cesare. It is dated January 7, 1958 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.

Another enlargement of the figures seen in Study 2 + 142B shows electronics and the atomic age, spirit of United States morale, and deep sea exploration.

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

Its dimensions are

48.6 × 61.3 cm (19 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: S142A Enlargements of 1946-47 Sketches - John De Cesare (1-7-58) / c.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study 142a; Designed by John De Cesare (American, b. Italy, 1890–1972); USA; color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper; 48.6 × 61.3 cm (19 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare; 1982-25-75

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