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1925

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1963

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Drawing, Costume Design: Second Valet, for "Henry IV"

This is a Drawing. It was written by Edward Storer and Luigi Pirandello and designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and produced by A.E. Filmer and made for (as the client) Everyman Theater. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

48.5 × 31.5 cm (19 1/8 × 12 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: E.McK.K. - 1925

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Valet / No. II.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Second Valet, for "Henry IV"; Written by Luigi Pirandello (Italian, 1867–1936); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on cream laid paper; 48.5 × 31.5 cm (19 1/8 × 12 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-177

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