item 166 - Untitled ("Countess Mara, New Yorker"), 1982

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US NNFIT SC.187.1.166


Untitled ("Countess Mara, New Yorker"), 1982


  • 1998 (Acquisition)
  • 1982 (Creation)

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23 x 18 1/2 inches. Charcoal and watercolor.

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Alvin Pimsler was an illustrator at Pratt Institute right before he got drafted into the war in 1941. Coming back, he continued his career as an illustrator and became the president of the Society of Illustrators and taught at FIT.

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Pimsler, Alvin, 1998

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"Countess Mara, New Yorker." Couple and displayed gifts (framed); Color: charcoal and watercolor; Client Countess Mara, New Yorker; Signed

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  • English

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  • Latin

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