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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Costume Design: Janet's Husband, for "Queen of Scots"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and production directed by Sir John Gielgud. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on white 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

35 × 25.8 cm (13 3/4 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite: Suppliant / or [---] [rubbed out]; in black and brown gouache: Janet's husband / or suppliant [crossed out in graphite]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Janet's Husband, for "Queen of Scots"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on white paper; 35 × 25.8 cm (13 3/4 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-264

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