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1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Collage, Invitation to the USA, 1890–1954

This is a collage. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1890–1954 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite, printed paper on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Grace Schulman.

Its dimensions are

28.5 × 20.2 cm (11 1/4 × 7 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Rough by E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: INVITATION TO THE U.S.A.

Cite this object as

Collage, Invitation to the USA, 1890–1954; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite, printed paper on paper; 28.5 × 20.2 cm (11 1/4 × 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-24-a,b

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