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Woman with doll

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1994,0515.24.19

  • Title (object)

    • Woman with doll
  • Description

    Plate no. 19: stylized woman seated holding black doll in her arms. 1949
    Colour lithograph

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1949
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 210 millimetres
    • Width: 157 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in pencil. Letterpress title in English with plate number on paper label on mount guard. 53/100
  • Curator's comments

    See curatorial comment for 1994-5-15-24.1.

  • Location

    246.a.54

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1994

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1994,0515.24.19

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