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Drawing, Design for Three Monograms: E. V. B., 1937

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is in pen and black, red, green, and brown ink; brush and black ink; red, green and brown watercolor on cream illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. John Finguerra. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

11.1 X 15.4 cm (4 5/16 X 6 1/16 in.)

It is signed

In pen in ink, lower right: JEAN PUiFORCAT/1937

It is inscribed

In graphite, upper left corner: Pour(?)es coverts; At base of upper left monogram: X; at base of lower center monogram: X.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Three Monograms: E. V. B., 1937; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; in pen and black, red, green, and brown ink; brush and black ink; red, green and brown watercolor on cream illustration board; 11.1 X 15.4 cm (4 5/16 X 6 1/16 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-80

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