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Drawing, Design for a plate

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. We acquired it in 1974. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on white board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Simon Lissim. It is credited Gift of Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 35.7 x 28.1 cm (14 1/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink: Simon Lissim.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a plate; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on white board; H x W: 35.7 x 28.1 cm (14 1/16 x 11 1/16 in.); Gift of Simon Lissim; 1974-82-44

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