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1936

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1963

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Drawing, Design for a Motif with Tree Trunk, Leaf, and Acorn, February 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated February 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and black gouache on cream 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

24.1 × 15.2 cm (9 1/2 × 6 in.)

It is signed

Signed on verso, in pen and black ink: Design by / E. McKnight Kauffer / Feb. 1936

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Motif with Tree Trunk, Leaf, and Acorn, February 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and black gouache on cream paper; 24.1 × 15.2 cm (9 1/2 × 6 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-875

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