item 124B - Untitled (Diptych of one figure in long plaid skirt and one figure in skirt and tunic), circa 1970s

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US NNFIT SC.187.1.124B

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Untitled (Diptych of one figure in long plaid skirt and one figure in skirt and tunic), circa 1970s

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  • 1987 (Acquisition)
  • circa 1970s (Creation)

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19 1/2 x 16 inches. Charcoal and wash.

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(1925-2007)

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Fred Greenhill was an American fashion illustrator. He graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1950. He went on to work as a fashion illustrator for Neiman Marcus through1950s, and was the primary artist for Saks Fifth Avenue during the 1960s and early 1970s. Greenhill is most widely recognized for his Lord & Taylor illustrations, including the company's trademark long-stemmed rose.

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Adler, Kermit, 1987

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Diptych of one figure in long plaid skirt and one figure in skirt and tunic (separated); Black and white: charcoal and wash; Signed; Client Lord & Taylor

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  • English

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  • Latin

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