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1955

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Drawing, Bar Galliera

This is a Drawing. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and gouache, collage on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This drawing is a spectacular evocation of Matégot’s design approach. The colorful, yet sophisticated palette and the slender, low-slung furnishings tie the drawing directly to Matégot’s Japanese- and Scandinavian-inspired designs for chairs, tables, and cabinets.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II.

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Drawing, Bar Galliera; pen and ink, brush and gouache, collage on paper; 2018-22-115

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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