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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for three vases, 1950s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor, gouache on thick paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Simon Lissim. It is credited Gift of Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.7 x 44.6 cm (12 1/16 x 17 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink and brown gouache: Simon Lissim.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red ink, upper left: No 4

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for three vases, 1950s; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor, gouache on thick paper; H x W: 30.7 x 44.6 cm (12 1/16 x 17 9/16 in.); Gift of Simon Lissim; 1971-61-3

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