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1929

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1985

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Drawing, Textile Design: Fish, Fowl, and Flowers

This is a drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated 1929 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, white gouache on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

21.5 x 14.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in. ), sheet 19.5 x 12.9 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/16 in.), image

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right corner: SIMON LISSIM.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Fish, Fowl, and Flowers; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; pen and brush and black ink, white gouache on tracing paper; 21.5 x 14.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in. ), sheet 19.5 x 12.9 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/16 in.), image; 1985-81-1

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