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Sample Book Page, Mural Scrolls, 1948

This is a Sample book page. It was created by Alexander Calder, Henri Matisse, Roberto Sebastian Matta and Joan Miró and manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is screen printed on canvas. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. and catalogued by Horace L. Hotchkiss, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30 x 44.5 cm (11 13/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

MS in circle

Cite this object as

Sample Book Page, Mural Scrolls, 1948; Henri Matisse (1869 – 1954); USA; screen printed on canvas; H x W: 30 x 44.5 cm (11 13/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.; 1953-61-1-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Artist's Designed Wallpapers and Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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