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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.10
People
John D. Graham, American (Warsaw, Poland(?) 1886 - 1961 London, England)
Title
Equestrian
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1944
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308864
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and black crayon with touches of white chalk on tracing paper
Dimensions
55.1 x 32.7 cm (21 11/16 x 12 7/8 in.)
tracing paper: 51 x 24 cm (20 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: JOANNUS SGDUX / XXXXIV
  • inscription: verso of cardboard mount, graphite: 9 1/4 x 1 3/4
  • label: removed from old backing, now in curatorial file, paper, printed and handwritten: [printed in black:] KULICKE FRAMES, INC. / SHOWROOM / 1007 MADISON AVENUE / OFFICE & FACTORY / 85 UNIVERSITY PLACE / NEW YORK CITY / METAL FRAME / PATENT PENDING / [handwritten in red pencil:] K-7998 / Jack Mayer
Provenance
John D. Graham's son, sold; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 1961?, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1966.

NOTE: Provenance from a letter from Lois Orswell dated 4 March 1966 in the curatorial file.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of David Smith in memory of his friend John Graham
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.10
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Tracing paper is taped to blue-paper-faced cardboard. Drawing continues onto cardboard. Old cellophane tape at upper and lower edges of cardboard. Mounting tape at left edge has been painted white?
Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 59, pp. 168, 317, 379

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