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1916

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1918

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1988

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Drawing, Textile Design: Riva See (Riva Lake)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Artur Berger and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1916–18 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

7.7 x 21.8 cm (3 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in red ink, lower right: WIENER / WERKE / STÄTTE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 45; in pen and black ink, lower right: Dessin: "Riva See"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Riva See (Riva Lake); Designed by Artur Berger (Russian, b. Austria, 1892 - 1981); Austria; brush and gouache on paper; 7.7 x 21.8 cm (3 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-3

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