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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Monogram: E. D., ca. 1920–40

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated ca. 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, pen and blue ink, graphite 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 15.5 cm (4 3/8 X 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right corner: E.D.; at upper corner: 952.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Monogram: E. D., ca. 1920–40; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; pen and brush and black ink, pen and blue ink, graphite on cream illustration board; 11.1 X 15.5 cm (4 3/8 X 6 1/8 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-85

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