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1965

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Drawing, Costume Designs: Sharma, Evans, Valor, and Doby, for Pleasures and Palaces, 1965

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and opaque watercolor, black ink, graphite on gray illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Matthew J. Kennedy. It is credited Gift of Freddy Wittop.

Its dimensions are

38.2 x 51 cm (15 1/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in point of brush and red ink at lower right: Freddy / Wittop.

It is inscribed

Inscribed at upper left: Pleasures and Palaces; in point of brush and black watercolor: Frank Loesser / 1965; in graphite across bottom: SHARMA 1 EVANS 2 VALOR 3 4 DOLBY. Verso: inscribed in graphite at upper right: s451 / 12 Ladies; typed in black ink on white paper affixed to mount at lower right: 116.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Designs: Sharma, Evans, Valor, and Doby, for Pleasures and Palaces, 1965; USA; brush and opaque watercolor, black ink, graphite on gray illustration board; 38.2 x 51 cm (15 1/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Freddy Wittop; 1971-1-1

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