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This and 134 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

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1943

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Album Page, Color Box, after 1886

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated after 1886 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on textured off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

24.1 x 32 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, above color grid (written on ruled lines): Color Box; upper right corner of sheet (perpendicular to color grid): 84; bottom right corner (perpendicular to color grid): 71; colors in grid, first row, beginning at left: ultramarine / indigo / ochre jaune / sienne bruli / noir de ... / cendre vert; second row, at left: cendre blue / paynes grey / jaune indium / g... gutta / vermilion; third row, at left: what.. / sepia / blue de Prusse / ca....

Cite this object as

Album Page, Color Box, after 1886; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on textured off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 24.1 x 32 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-244

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