Drawing, Design for "The Greatest Show on Earth"
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. It is dated March 12, 1942 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and poster paint on board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
61.2 × 45.5 cm (24 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.)
It is signed
Signed in blue paint, center right: E. McKnight Kauffer
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for "The Greatest Show on Earth"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and poster paint on board; 61.2 × 45.5 cm (24 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-157