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Design for Cover of Catalogue of Exhibition of Industrial Arts, 1929

Artist:
William Addison Dwiggins (American, Martinsville, Ohio 1880–1956 Hingham, Massachusetts)
Date:
1929
Medium:
Drawing: pen and black ink; overlay: graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. (33.7 x 30.2 cm) Overlay sheet: 12 3/8 x 11 13/16 in. (31.5 x 30 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Museum Accession, 1929
Accession Number:
Ref.1929.3a, b
Not on view
Signature: below image in graphite: "Dwiggins, W. A. covr of industiral Arts Catalogue, 1929"; verso in graphite at lower left: "W. A. Dwiggins/ Design for cover of Cat. of Exhibition of Industrial Arts, 1929"

Inscription: below image in red pencil: "8 1/4 inches/ 2 plates 2 electros/ 1 black plates as per overlay/ 2 color plates everything else/ as sharp & thin as possible;" in graphite on overlay: "these pieces same size as dwg/ don't block yet".
Verso of main sheet, in graphite: "1 set heavy zinc NB/ 1 " [set heavy] nickel faced electros NB/ Bevel for Pat. Blocks/ Paper Hadrian French Green Vellum 140#/ " " " [Hadrian French Green] Plate 140#"
John Russell Taylor The Art Nouveau Book in Britain. Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1966, p. 151 (cover for "The Architect and the Industrial Arts" 1929).



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