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Drawing, Stage Design: Venice, Scene 1, in "Othello," for American Shakespeare Festival

This is a Drawing. It was written by William Shakespeare. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is brush and acrylic, pen and ink on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Karl Eigsti.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.3 × 38 cm (9 15/16 × 14 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated, lower right: "Karl Eigsti 70"

It is inscribed

Lower left: "'OTHELLO' / Venice Sc. I / for American Shakespeare Festival / Stratford, Conn. 1970"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Venice, Scene 1, in "Othello," for American Shakespeare Festival; Written by William Shakespeare (British, ca. 1564–1616); USA; brush and acrylic, pen and ink on cardboard; H x W: 25.3 × 38 cm (9 15/16 × 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Karl Eigsti; 1970-52-7

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