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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Costume Design: Sir John Evans, for The Merry Wives of Windsor

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated September 30, 1927 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is brush and wash, silver gouache, graphite on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of University of California, Los Angeles.

Its dimensions are

37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: THIS DRAWING IS MY PERSONAL PROPERTY / AND MUST BE RETURNED TO ME / HENRY DREYFUSS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Sir John Evans, for The Merry Wives of Windsor; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; brush and wash, silver gouache, graphite on illustration board; 37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Gift of University of California, Los Angeles; 1973-15-129

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