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Drawing, Design for Playing Cards

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. We acquired it in 1974. Its medium is graphite, brush and black, green, gold gouache on white paper. 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

9.5 × 13.9 cm (3 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Playing Cards; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; graphite, brush and black, green, gold gouache on white paper; 9.5 × 13.9 cm (3 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Simon Lissim; 1974-82-5

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