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1920

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1940

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Drawing, Study for Painting, Skyscrapers, ca. 1930

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Fortunato Depero. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is graphite on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Elaine Lustig Cohen and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 12.3 × 25.4 cm (4 13/16 in. × 10 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: FD

It is inscribed

Loose label previously glued to verso of cardboard: GALLERIA D'ARTE CORTINA DI RENZO 20121 MILANO (ITALIA) PIAZZA CAVOUR 1 CORTINA/TEL. 667705 6595644; typed on label: FORTUNATO DEPERO/Studio per...un' opera/1918/1925

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Painting, Skyscrapers, ca. 1930; Designed by Fortunato Depero (Italian, 1892 – 1960); graphite on paper, lined; H x W: 12.3 × 25.4 cm (4 13/16 in. × 10 in.); Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen; 2000-20-14

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