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1922

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Drawing, Study for Maximum Mass Permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law, Stage 1, 1922

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated 1922 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is black crayon, stumped; brush and black ink over photostat, varnish on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss.

  • Object ID #18468717
  • black crayon, stumped, pen and black ink, brush and black wash, varnish on....
  • 1969-137-4

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Its dimensions are

66.5 x 51.0 cm (26 3/16 x 20 1/16 in. )

It is signed

In pen and black ink, lower right: "Hugh Ferriss"

It is inscribed

In graphite, verso: #1/ Hugh Ferris/ 1001 Park A/ NY/USA (all underlined)

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Drawing, Study for Maximum Mass Permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law, Stage 1, 1922; Designed by Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; black crayon, stumped; brush and black ink over photostat, varnish on illustration board; 66.5 x 51.0 cm (26 3/16 x 20 1/16 in. ); Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss; 1969-137-1

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