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Drawing, Design for a Nymph Comb, ca. 1900

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

32.9 x 25.5 cm (12 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Numbered in graphite, lower right: 8

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Nymph Comb, ca. 1900; Designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset (Swiss, 1841 – 1917; active Paris, France 1871–1917); France; brush and gouache, graphite on gray wove paper; 32.9 x 25.5 cm (12 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1950-6-5

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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