item 249 - Untitled

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US NNFIT SC.187.1.249

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Untitled

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  • 2001 (Acquisition)

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26 x 20"

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(1927-)

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Morton Kaish (1927- ) is an American artist known for his paintings, prints, and fashion illustrations. During the 1950s and 1960s, Kaish worked as a fashion illustrator for publications such as Harper's Bazaar, Esquire, and Lord & Taylor. In addition, Kaish was a Professor of Art and Design at FIT for 25 years. While teaching at FIT, Kaish developed and led a study abroad program in Florence, Italy. Kaish has also been in Art-in-residence at a number of universities in the United States. His works have been featured in many museum exhibits across the country.

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Paulin, Frank and Paulin, Marie, 2001

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Four figures in spring outfits, one in striped hooded coat; B&W: brush and wash; Signed l.l.; Client Lord & Taylor

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  • English

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  • Latin

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