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What is this?

Sitting room elevation with unified wall and interior decoration. Wood-framed sofa with folded corners on back and with same contour echoed on arms, upolstered in pink fabric with thin v-shaped leaf pattern. Dado decoration on either side of sofa comprising frame with folded corners same leaf pattern but on blue background. Painted frieze at top of wall also imitates the folded corner and leaf decoration as below. On wall, large horizontal painting hangs over sofa with two vertical paintings on either side.

This is a drawing. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 2000. Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen.

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Its medium is

brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper in contemporary brown paper mount

Its dimensions are

21.2 x 30.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: arch Vlastislav / Hofman / 1919

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: -ZIDLE-[CHAIR]; lower center: -POHOVKA A STOLEK- [TABLE AND SOFA]; lower right: -ZIDLE- [CHAIR]; and on mount, upper center: -objvaci pokoj- [dining room].

This object was designed by Vlastislav Hofman

This object was donated by Elaine Lustig Cohen and Elaine Lustig Cohen

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