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Drawing, Illustration for Lions and Shadows, 1938

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by Christopher Isherwood and published by Hogarth Press. It is dated 1938 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and watercolor 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

30.4 × 24 cm (11 15/16 × 9 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, at bottom right corner: "Lions and Shadows" / No. 4 / E. McKnight Kauffer [underlined]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illustration for Lions and Shadows, 1938; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and watercolor on paper; 30.4 × 24 cm (11 15/16 × 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-412

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