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Drawing, Textile Design: Diomedes

This is a drawing. It was designed by Dagobert Peche and made for Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, black ink, graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

14.6 x 26.8cm (5 3/4 x 10 9/16in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in red ink, lower right: WIENER / WERK / STÄTTE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink on mount below drawing, lower right: Dessin: "Diomedes"; in blue pencil on upper left of mount: 48. Traces of erased graphite inscription on lower right of mount: Dessin Diomedes.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Diomedes; Designed by Dagobert Peche (Austrian, 1887–1923, active Vienna, 1911–1923); Austria; brush and gouache, black ink, graphite on cream paper; 14.6 x 26.8cm (5 3/4 x 10 9/16in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1988-62-621

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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