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Drawing, Design for an Illustration, "From Shakespeare to Shakespeare", ca. 1954

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Seventeen. It is dated ca. 1954 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite, collage 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

50.5 × 40.4 cm (19 7/8 × 15 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and gray gouache, lower center: E McKnight Kauffer.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Illustration, "From Shakespeare to Shakespeare", ca. 1954; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite, collage on illustration board; 50.5 × 40.4 cm (19 7/8 × 15 7/8 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-8

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