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Birgit Åkesson. Dans / Föreningen för Grafisk Konst

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1998,0426.83

  • Title (object)

    • Birgit Åkesson. Dans

    Title (series)

    • Föreningen för Grafisk Konst
  • Description

    Birgit Åkesson dancing; studies of draped figure dancing in different positions; plate from the 1963 portfolio of the Swedish Fine Art Print Society (Föreningen för Grafisk Konst). c.1952 Etching and drypoint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1952
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 174 millimetres
    • Width: 272 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and dated in pencil
  • Curator's comments

    See under 1998-4-26-40.

  • Location

    Album/Portfolio Store

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1998

  • Acquisition notes

    See under curatorial comment

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1998,0426.83

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