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Drawing, Study for "Drainy Weather"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Conoco Inc.. It is dated 1944–45 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

14.3 × 28.7 cm (5 5/8 × 11 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Drainy Weather"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Client: Conoco Inc.; USA; brush and gouache on paper; 14.3 × 28.7 cm (5 5/8 × 11 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1094

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