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The Vertical Mile

Gerald K. Geerlings

American Art

MEDIUM Graphite with touches of white correction fluid on wove paper
DATES 1932
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 15/16 in. (31.4 x 25.2 cm) Image: 11 7/16 x 8 5/8 in. (29.1 x 21.9 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Signed in graphite, below lower right of sheet: "Gerald K. Geerlings"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed in graphite: "THE VERTICAL MILE 1932" at lower right of image and "Final state of drawing for etching: 'The Vertical Mile' (Chicago 1932)"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift in memory of Clarence John Marsman
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CAPTION Gerald K. Geerlings (American, 1897-1998). The Vertical Mile, 1932. Graphite with touches of white correction fluid on wove paper, Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 15/16 in. (31.4 x 25.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Clarence John Marsman, 70.75.29
IMAGE overall, 70.75.29_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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