item 116A - Untitled (Diptych of two faceless figures in full-skirted dresses), circa 1950s

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US NNFIT SC.187.1.116A


Untitled (Diptych of two faceless figures in full-skirted dresses), circa 1950s


  • 1982 (Acquisition)
  • circa 1950s (Creation)

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16 x 21 inches. Gouache.

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Esther "Esta" Nesbitt was an American artist, well known as a fashion illustrator for various leading publications including Harpers Bazaar, Mademoiselle, and the New York Times Magazine.

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Nesbitt, Saul, 1982

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Diptych of two faceless figures in full-skirted dresses; Color: brush and gouache; Signed

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Attributed to Esta Nesbitt

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