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1963

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1970

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Drawing, Stage Design: Act I, Scene 1, for Aida, 1963

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Robert O'Hearn and made for (as the client) Metropolitan Opera. It is dated 1963 and we acquired it in 1970. 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 Robert O'Hearn. It is credited Gift of Robert O'Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.6 × 45.8 cm (11 1/4 × 18 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signature, lower right.

It is inscribed

In pencil, lower left: "'Aida' Act I Sc. I."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Act I, Scene 1, for Aida, 1963; Designed by Robert O'Hearn (1921–2016); USA; brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 28.6 × 45.8 cm (11 1/4 × 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Robert O'Hearn; 1970-49-1

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