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Drawing, Petrarque Sonnets, 1945

This is a Drawing. It was made by Alexandra Exter. It is dated 1945 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, pen and black ink, graphite on 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

33 x 50.5 cm (13 x 19 7/8 in.)

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Drawing, Petrarque Sonnets, 1945; Made by Alexandra Exter (Ukrainian, 1882–1949); Russia; brush and gouache, pen and black ink, graphite on paper; 33 x 50.5 cm (13 x 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Simon Lissim; 1975-38-2-1

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