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Pencil on paper

This appears to be Sibley Watson. Cummings' scholar, Milton A. Cohen, indicated that this line drawing and its predecessor in the collection "humorously capture Watson's shyness and love of photography."

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Available for adoption


8 1/4" x 10 3/4"

Restoration Cost


Condition Summary

Mounted to cardboard. Discolored overall. Mat staining. Vertical crease at center and right edge. Surface dirt at creases. Debris beneath support causing distortion. Staining at edges.

Restoration Summary

Remove from mount. Diminish adhesive. Wash on suction table. Alkaline reserve. Line. Flatten. Mat.




The Hildegarde Lasell Watson Collection of Artworks by E.E. Cummings

Available for "Adoption"

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