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1916

  • Work on this object began.

1918

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2019

2021

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Drawing, Textile Design: Riva See (Riva Lake), 1916–18

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, graphite 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 × 17.8 cm (2 3/4 in. × 7 in.) Mat: 31.8 × 45.1 cm (12 1/2 × 17 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, upper right: 45

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Riva See (Riva Lake), 1916–18; Designed by Artur Berger (Russian, b. Austria, 1892 - 1981); brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 7 × 17.8 cm (2 3/4 in. × 7 in.) Mat: 31.8 × 45.1 cm (12 1/2 × 17 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-7

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