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Peer Gynt

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    c.1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and indian ink, chinese white, card, drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.581-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 37

Physical description

Design for the spine of a book jacket. Pencil, pen and indian ink and chinese white drawing on card

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

c.1930 (made)

Artist/maker

Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and indian ink, chinese white, card, drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Peer Gynt
Lettered with title in modern font

Leonard Fries Berlin-Wilm. Prinzregentenstr. 73
Stamped on the reverse in green ink

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm, Width: 5.3 cm

Descriptive line

Design for the spine of a book jacket by Leonard Fries: 'Peer Gynt' by Henrik Ibsen, lettered with title in modern font. German, pencil, pen and indian ink and chinese white on card, c.1930

Materials

Pencil; Pen and indian ink; Card; Chinese white

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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