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Drawing, Central Bay of a Domed Building (École des Beaux-Arts Concours Design)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Ely Jacques Kahn. It is dated November 3, 1907 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is graphite, brush and green wash on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ely Jacques Kahn. It is credited Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn.

Its dimensions are

46.5 x 59.7 cm (18 5/16 x 23 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: E J Kahn / Nov 3/07

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: 16 [underlined]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Central Bay of a Domed Building (École des Beaux-Arts Concours Design); Designed by Ely Jacques Kahn (American, 1884–1972); France; graphite, brush and green wash on illustration board; 46.5 x 59.7 cm (18 5/16 x 23 1/2 in.); Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn; 1952-86-2

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