Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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clamshell box
  • George Grosz
    1893–1959
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Berlin, Germany) ; active: Germany, United States
  • clamshell box
  • Hintergrund / 17 Zeichnungen von George Grosz zur Aufführung des "Schwejk" in der Piscatorbühne (Background / 17 Drawings by George Grosz for the Opening of "Schwejk" in the Piscator Theater)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • binders board, silk
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.3 x 27.8 x 2.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 10 15/16 x 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0046
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

clamshell box bound in black silk, with brown leather inset on spine, letterpressed; interior lined with grey paper.