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1911

  • Work on this object began.

1913

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2007

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2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Textile Design: Merkur (Mercury), 1911–13

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Dagobert Peche and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1911–13 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

15.9 x 13.3 cm (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped in red ink, lower right: WIENER / WERK / STÄTTE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "MERKUR"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Merkur (Mercury), 1911–13; Designed by Dagobert Peche (Austrian, 1887–1923, active Vienna, 1911–1923); Austria; brush and gouache, watercolor on paper; 15.9 x 13.3 cm (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-736

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