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1942

  • Work on this object began.

1952

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Magazine Cover, Fortune, ca. 1947

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Grace Schulman.

Its dimensions are

48.9 × 38 cm (19 1/4 × 14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen ad black ink, at upper right corner margin: Fortune

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Magazine Cover, Fortune, ca. 1947; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board; 48.9 × 38 cm (19 1/4 × 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-10

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