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1991

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2015

2019

Drawing, Design for "American Airlines, Paris" Poster

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. We acquired it in 1991. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache, and photomontage on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Paul Laird.

Its dimensions are

65.4 × 50.8 cm (25 3/4 × 20 in.)

It is signed

Signed in lower right, in light blue gouache: E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

In graphite, at bottom margins: [various notations and numbering]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "American Airlines, Paris" Poster; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and gouache, and photomontage on paper; 65.4 × 50.8 cm (25 3/4 × 20 in.); 1991-22-3

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