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Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Author:
Edgar Allan Poe, American, 1809–1849  Search this
Medium:
Brush and black watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
33 × 24 cm (13 × 9 7/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, New York, United States
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1946
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Illustration for a 1946 edition of The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe, published by Knopf in New York. Drawing is likely for the introduction to Volume I. At center, a standing figure seen from the back with their hand resting on an open book atop a lectern. The figure has long dark hair and wears draping robes rendered in loose pen lines.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-482
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq409ca6821-1203-462d-b228-c179287ac5e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-482