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Drawing, Composition in Violet, 1928

This is a Drawing. It was created by Hans Pfeiffer. It is dated 1928 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is brush and watercolor on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 17.1 x 15.4 cm (6 3/4 x 6 1/16 in.) Mount: 31 x 20.9 cm (12 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is signed

in graphite, lower right: HP 28

It is inscribed

in blue ball-point pen, on verso: H. Pfeiffer 1928 Aquarelle 331 (331 inscribed in circle)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Composition in Violet, 1928; Hans Pfeiffer (b. Kassel, Germany, active France, 1907 - 1994); Germany; brush and watercolor on wove paper; Sheet: 17.1 x 15.4 cm (6 3/4 x 6 1/16 in.) Mount: 31 x 20.9 cm (12 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.); 1972-27-1

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