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1904

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1993

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1999

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Drawing, Blue Armchair with Open Back, 20th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alfons Bach. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is chalk, brush and watercolor on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alfons Bach. It is credited Gift of Alfons Bach.

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower center: DESIGNED BY ALFONS BACH

Cite this object as

Drawing, Blue Armchair with Open Back, 20th century; Designed by Alfons Bach (American, b. Germany, 1904–1999); USA; chalk, brush and watercolor on brown paper; Gift of Alfons Bach; 1993-108-181

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