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sketch for Tragic Prelude I and II
  • John Steuart Curry
    1897–1946
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • sketch for Tragic Prelude I and II, circa 1938–1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chalk, ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35.1 x 48 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 13/16 x 18 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Jay and Susan Gates
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0095
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Red and brown line drawing of a view of corner of room, to the right sketch of figure by arched door, to the left figure with outstretched arms and legs.