Object Timeline

1942

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

2023

  • You found it!

Drawing, Woman Writing

This is a drawing. It was created by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) Consumer's Union. It is dated 1942–45 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and white gouache, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Dexter Masters.

Its dimensions are

21.5 × 24.5 cm (8 7/16 × 9 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and ink, left: M

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue pencil, bottom: [two arrows emanating from center, pointing at vertical lines]; between them, in graphite: 1 1/2"; below, in graphite: line cut; to the right, in graphite: [illegible writing, two lines]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Woman Writing; Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); Client: Consumer's Union; USA; pen and ink, brush and white gouache, graphite on cream paper; 21.5 × 24.5 cm (8 7/16 × 9 5/8 in.); 1960-214-73

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