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1920

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1970

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Costume Design: Fairbanks Twins, for Ziegfeld Follies of 1920

This is a drawing. It was designed by Charles LeMaire. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gold and silver paint, graphite on heavy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Charles LeMaire.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.2 × 36 cm (22 1/2 × 14 3/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pencil, lower right: "LeMaire - 20"

It is inscribed

In pencil at top: "Light Number / Twins in uncoll silver carpet" In pencil, lower left: "Fairbanks / Twins / unroll the silver carpet"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Fairbanks Twins, for Ziegfeld Follies of 1920; Designed by Charles LeMaire (American, 1897–1985); USA; brush and watercolor, gold and silver paint, graphite on heavy paper; H x W: 57.2 × 36 cm (22 1/2 × 14 3/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.); 1970-55-4

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