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What is this?

Repeat pattern of women's profiles, stylized, with wavy hair and open mouths. The faces are painted alternately in tan and purple.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1975. Gift of Donald Deskey. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and brown, tan and purple gouache, graphite on heavy cream paper

Its dimensions are

62.1 x 104.9 cm (24 7/16 x 41 5/16 in.) Mat: 68.6 x 112.1 cm (27 in. x 44 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left corner: Auditorium; upper left corner: #2 [upside down] --Pattern #132; at lower margin: Bottom [erased]

This object was designed by Donald Deskey

This object was catalogued by Stacey Leonard and Dr. Gail Davidson and donated by Donald Deskey

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