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1926

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1946

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Drawing, Decorative Composition with Fountain in a Landscape, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alexandra Exter. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on heavy, textured white board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Simon Lissim. It is credited Bequest of Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

38.8 x 28.0 cm (15 1/4 x 11 in. ), sheet 36.0 x 25.4 cm (14 1/4 x 10 in.), image

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Drawing, Decorative Composition with Fountain in a Landscape, ca. 1936; Designed by Alexandra Exter (Ukrainian, 1882–1949); Russia; brush and gouache, graphite on heavy, textured white board; 38.8 x 28.0 cm (15 1/4 x 11 in. ), sheet 36.0 x 25.4 cm (14 1/4 x 10 in.), image; Bequest of Simon Lissim; 1981-37-15

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