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What is this?

Red-bodied and green-tentacled squid costume with orange, green and blue dots. A figure with raised arms, stockinged feet, and green headress is visible through the superimposed squid (tentacles at the top).

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated ca. 1929 and we acquired it in 1984. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

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Its medium is

brush and gouache, graphite on paper

Its dimensions are

36.4 x 28.3 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/8in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: Soudeikine.

This object was designed by Serge Soudeikine

This object was fund: General Acquisitions Endowment and purchased from T.A.T. Galleries

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