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Drawing, Textile Design: Fish, Fowl, and Flowers, 1929

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated 1929 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is brush and black and gray ink, organ watercolor, silver gouache, graphite on heavy cream wove paper, ruled border in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

55.1 x 38.9 cm (21 11/16 x 15 5/16 in. ), sheet 45.3 x 30.0 cm (17 11/16 x 11 7/8 in.), image

It is signed

Signed and dated, lower right: Simon Lissim CK

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: REPRODUIT EN COULEUR DANS/LE LIVRE, EDITÉ PAR LES/EDITIONS DU CYGNE; in graphite, upper left : 3

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Fish, Fowl, and Flowers, 1929; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); FRANCE & U.S.A.; brush and black and gray ink, organ watercolor, silver gouache, graphite on heavy cream wove paper, ruled border in graphite; 55.1 x 38.9 cm (21 11/16 x 15 5/16 in. ), sheet 45.3 x 30.0 cm (17 11/16 x 11 7/8 in.), image; 1936-38-1

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