Drawing, Study 148-137
This is a drawing. It was designed by John De Cesare. It is dated August 1, 1964 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.
This study for a rug is based on the vocal part of "The Star Spangled Banner." The entire score is found at the top and bottom of the rug, while isolated measures and phrases provided the forms for the remainder of the design.
This object was
Estate of John De Cesare.
It is credited
Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 34.6 × 42.5 cm (13 5/8 × 16 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, bottom: S148-137-Key Bb TT 3/4 to 3/8-3/16-p3/8-3/16-Top Line 15th staff-Scale 3/8" 1'-0" Trial Study-John De Cesare- 8-1-1964 c.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Study 148-137; Designed by John De Cesare (American, b. Italy, 1890–1972); USA; color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper; H x W: 34.6 × 42.5 cm (13 5/8 × 16 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare; 1982-25-89