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1982

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  • We acquired this object.

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Cut Paper, Noah's Ark

This is a Cut paper. It was created by Ernst Oppliger. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is cut black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Noah's Ark.

It is credited This acquisition was made possible through the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.

  • Book, Winnie-the-Pooh
  • printed paper.
  • PR6025 . I65W5 1926; Courtesy of the Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, DC.
  • 28.2012.3
  • Cut Paper, Bouquet
  • decoupage, pen and black ink on white wove paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Elizabeth E. Roth and from General....
  • 1985-51-1

Our curators have highlighted 9 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Hexagon Plate
  • porcelain, enamel, gilding.
  • The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase....
  • 1989-41-33

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 60.3 cm (23 3/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 85.7 x 85.7 x 2.5 cm (33 3/4 in. x 33 3/4 in. x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Cut Paper, Noah's Ark; Ernst Oppliger (Swiss, b. 1950); Switzerland; cut black paper; Sheet: 60.3 cm (23 3/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 85.7 x 85.7 x 2.5 cm (33 3/4 in. x 33 3/4 in. x 1 in.); This acquisition was made possible through the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; 1985-22-1

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