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Drawing, Design for Three Geometric Motifs, 1936

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, yellow pastel, graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

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Its dimensions are

14.1 x 39.6 cm (5 9/16 x 15 9/16 inches)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: VERMEIL [crossed-out] MAT-BRILLANT/ PLANS SUPERPOSÉS INDIQUÉS EN CHIFFRES; left, under design: 1; right: JP/36; interior of design: 2.2/1; center, under design: 2; right: J.P/36; interior of design: 4, 3, 2, 1; right, under design: 3; right: J>P>/36; interior of design: 5/4/3/2/1/1

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Three Geometric Motifs, 1936; Mexico; pen and black ink, yellow pastel, graphite on cream tracing paper; 14.1 x 39.6 cm (5 9/16 x 15 9/16 inches); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-2

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