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1969

  • Work on this object began.

1970

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Stage Design: Act II, Scene 2, for Mourning Becomes Electra

This is a drawing. It was designed by Karl Eigsti. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and opaque watercolor, acrylic on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karl Eigsti. It is credited Gift of Karl Eigsti.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 × 20.5 cm (12 in. × 8 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated lower right: "Karl Eigsti 69"

It is inscribed

Lower left: "'Mourning Becomes Electra' / Tyrone Guthrie Theatre" Lower right: "Act Two, Scene Two"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Act II, Scene 2, for Mourning Becomes Electra; Designed by Karl Eigsti ; USA; pen and black ink, brush and opaque watercolor, acrylic on wove paper; H x W: 30.5 × 20.5 cm (12 in. × 8 1/16 in.); Gift of Karl Eigsti; 1970-52-1

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