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1967

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Costume Design: Marie Duplessis, for Dumas et Fils, probably 1967

This is a Drawing. It is dated probably 1967 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.

It is credited Gift of Freddy Wittop.

Its dimensions are

51.2 x 38.2 cm (20 3/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in point of brush and light red watercolor at lower center: Freddy / Wittop

It is inscribed

Inscribed at upper right: Dumas et Fils; inscribed in point of brush and dark red watercolor at upper right: Marie Duplessis. / (Constance Towers). Verso: inscribed in pen and black ink at upper center: L.A. Light Opera Comp

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Marie Duplessis, for Dumas et Fils, probably 1967; USA; brush and opaque watercolor, black ink, graphite on gray illustration board; 51.2 x 38.2 cm (20 3/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Gift of Freddy Wittop; 1971-1-13

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