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1917

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2018

  • We acquired this object.

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Sconce

This is a drawing. It was designed by William Hunt Diederich. It is dated n.d. and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Deedee Wigmore. It is credited Gift of D. Wigmore Fine Art.

Its dimensions are

25.4 × 21.6 cm (10 × 8 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: from here [if?] the [croin?] is / problem a half twist so that it / is sharp cornered like / this and not like / this [sketches of a diagonal and straight square accompany the inscription]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sconce; Designed by William Hunt Diederich (American, b. Hungary, 1884–1953); graphite on paper; 25.4 × 21.6 cm (10 × 8 1/2 in.); Gift of D. Wigmore Fine Art; 2018-16-19

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