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Drawing, Stage Design: Set for "Amahl and the Night Visitors"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Eugene Berman. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is brush and gouache and watercolor, pen and black ink on black paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Knoedler Galleries. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden.

Its dimensions are

24 × 31.5 cm (9 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink with initials, lower center: E.B. [encirlced] / 19 W 52

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: Amahl and the Night Visitors

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Set for "Amahl and the Night Visitors"; Eugene Berman (American, b. Russia, 1899–1972); USA; brush and gouache and watercolor, pen and black ink on black paperboard; 24 × 31.5 cm (9 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden; 1959-123-1

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