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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.89
People
John Levee, American (Los Angeles, California 1924 - 2017 Paris, France)
Title
Composition
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1959
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308597
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 8.6 x 25.2 cm (3 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Levee 59
  • inscription: u.r., blue crayon: 14
  • inscription: l.l., blue crayon: [ ] tel [cut off at left edge]
  • inscription: u.l., graphite: [measurements, illegible]
  • inscription: verso, black ball-point: [G?] H
  • inscription: piece of old mount, now in curatorial file, blue ball-point pen: This is an original drawing for / "A Preface and Four Seasons" -- illustrated / by John Levee, text by Irwin Shaw, published / by the Andre Emmerich Gallery, 17 E. 64th Street, New York / [-- upper drawing on pg. 27 (in section called "Winter")].
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gershinowitz, New York, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gershowitz
Copyright
© Estate of John Levee / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.89
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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