Drawing, Diomedes: Yellow, Brown, Green, 1919
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Dagobert Peche and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, black ink, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Wolfgang Ruf and
Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and
It is credited
Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.
Its dimensions are
17 x 26.8 cm (6 11/16 x 10 9/16in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped in red ink in lower right of mount: WIENER/WERK/STÄTTE
It is inscribed
Inscribed in black ink on mount below drawing, lower right: Dessin Diomedes; in blue pencil on upper left of mount: 48. Traces of erased graphite inscription on lower right of mount: Dessin Diomedes.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Diomedes: Yellow, Brown, Green, 1919; Designed by Dagobert Peche (Austrian, 1887–1923, active Vienna, 1911–1923); Austria; brush and gouache, black ink, graphite on cream paper; 17 x 26.8 cm (6 11/16 x 10 9/16in.); 1988-62-620
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.