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Drawing, Stage Design: Castle Interior, Act IV, Scene 2, for Hamlet, 1925

This is a Drawing. It was written by William Shakespeare and designed by Simon Lissim and made for (as the client) Theatre de l'Oeuvre. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on cream-colored paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.8 × 64.7 cm (15 11/16 × 25 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated, lower right of design: "Simon Lissim . 1925"

It is inscribed

Lower left of design: "Hamlet . Acte . IV . Tab . 2."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Castle Interior, Act IV, Scene 2, for Hamlet, 1925; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on cream-colored paper; H x W: 39.8 × 64.7 cm (15 11/16 × 25 1/2 in.); 1936-65-1

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