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Drawing, Design for a Portrait of Helen Hayes for The New Yorker

This is a drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated before 1939 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is charcoal, brush and white heightenting on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

Its dimensions are

48.8 × 28.6 cm (19 3/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black in, lower right

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Portrait of Helen Hayes for The New Yorker; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); Client: The New Yorker Magazine; USA; charcoal, brush and white heightenting on paper; 48.8 × 28.6 cm (19 3/16 × 11 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1947-115-5

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