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West Side Playground, from the Series "59th Street Drawings"

Object Number: 
1976.13.47
Date: 
c. 1945-46
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash over graphite on paper, mounted on album page
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 12 in. ( 23.5 x 30.5 cm ) portfolio: 16 x 13 1/4 x 2 in. ( 40.6 x 33.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Lionel S Reiss" inscription: lower center: "Negro Kids"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "Lionel S. Reiss"; inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "West Side Playground"
Description: 
Genre
Credit Line: 
Foster-Jarvis Fund, and contribution of Harry Goldberg
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group