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A Snooze in Central Park, from the Series "59th Street Drawings"

A Snooze in Central Park, from the Series "59th Street Drawings"
Title
A Snooze in Central Park, from the Series "59th Street Drawings"
Date 
c. 1945-46
Medium 
Brown ink and wash over graphite on paper, mounted on album page
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 10 5/8 in. ( 20.3 x 27 cm ) portfolio: 16 x 13 1/4 x 2 in. ( 40.6 x 33.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Genre
Credit Line 
Foster-Jarvis Fund, and contribution of Harry Goldberg
Object Number 
1976.13.20
Marks 
signature: lower center: "Lionel S Reiss" inscription: lower right: "A Snooze in Central Park"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left in black ink: "Lionel S. Reiss"; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "A Snooze in Central Park"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group