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Study for Book Jacket of "Kerry Kangaroo"

Study for Book Jacket of "Kerry Kangaroo"
Title
Study for Book Jacket of "Kerry Kangaroo"
Date 
c. 1957
Medium 
Black ink and blue crayon on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 20 in. ( 31.1 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Graphite drawing of kangaroo with koala in pouch and koala riding kangaroo, studies for jacket design for "Kerry Kangaroo."
Credit Line 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Object Number 
2000.849
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right of center in graphite: "JACKET --BROWN"
Gallery Label 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group