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Drawing, White and Blue Fish on Chartreuse Ground, Wallpaper Design, 1940s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1940s and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

Its dimensions are

60.5 x 52.7 cm (23 13/16 x 20 3/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamp (up-side-down) in red, verso center: TOMMI PARZINGER/30 E.23 ST NEW YORK CITY/DESIGN FOR/DESIGN: in graphite: NO. 1; address is crossed out and hand written in blue pen: 320 E. 57th

It is inscribed

In graphite, lower right corner: Tommi Parzinger Inscribed in graphite in stamp: NO.1

Cite this object as

Drawing, White and Blue Fish on Chartreuse Ground, Wallpaper Design, 1940s; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); brush and gouache, graphite on paper, lined; 60.5 x 52.7 cm (23 13/16 x 20 3/4 in. ); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-130

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