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Drawing, Design for a Sitting Room with Sofa, Two Chairs, and Table, 1919

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Vlastislav Hofman. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper mounted to brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Did Hofman have a change of heart?.

This object was donated by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is credited Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.2 × 30.7 cm (8 3/8 × 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]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Sitting Room with Sofa, Two Chairs, and Table, 1919; Designed by Vlastislav Hofman (Czech, 1884–1964); brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper mounted to brown paper; H x W: 21.2 × 30.7 cm (8 3/8 × 12 1/16 in.); Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen; 2000-20-4

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