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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

Drawing, Study 142, December 5, 1957

This is a Drawing. It was designed by John De Cesare. It is dated December 5, 1957 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Three of the figures representing the scientific subjects seen in Study 2 + 142b have been enlarged here. Reading from left to right they are: mechanics, solar energy, and outer space.

This object was donated by Estate of John De Cesare. It is credited Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare.

Its dimensions are

48.6 × 61.3 cm (19 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: S142 - Enlargements of 1946-47 Sketches - John De Cesare - (12-5-57) JdC c.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study 142, December 5, 1957; Designed by John De Cesare (American, b. Italy, 1890–1972); USA; color pencil, graphite on cream wove paper; 48.6 × 61.3 cm (19 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of John De Cesare; 1982-25-74

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