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Approach to Bridge

Vera Giger

Contemporary Art

MEDIUM Pen, ink and charcoal on paper
DATES 1948
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 20 1/8 x 24 1/16 in. (51.1 x 61.1 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Signed and dated in ink, lower right: "V M R G - 48"
INSCRIPTIONS Title inscribed in ball point ink at lower left: "Approach to bridge"
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Brietta Savoie
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Estate of Vera Giger
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CAPTION Vera Giger (American, 1895-1984). Approach to Bridge, 1948. Pen, ink and charcoal on paper, Sheet: 20 1/8 x 24 1/16 in. (51.1 x 61.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Brietta Savoie, 2002.86.3. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2002.86.3_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2002.86.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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