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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study for an Abstract Composition with Grid, 1935–1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1935–1939 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite 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

45.5 × 36.2 cm (17 15/16 × 14 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and white gouache, lower right: Designed by E. McKnight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Abstract Composition with Grid, 1935–1939; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 45.5 × 36.2 cm (17 15/16 × 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-979

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