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Sketchbook

A work made of drawings in pen and black ink, graphite, crayon, and colored pencil on ivory wove paper in bound book.

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  • A work made of drawings in pen and black ink, graphite, crayon, and colored pencil on ivory wove paper in bound book.

Date:

c. 1944

Artist:

Margo Hoff
American, 1912-2008

About this artwork

This sketchbook dates from Hoff’s studies at Ox-Bow, where her husband, George Buehr, also taught. Hoff’s graphite and pen sketches demonstrate her use of a sinuous line to delineate forms, and these drawings provide lively impressions of the Ox-Bow grounds, facilities, and activities.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Margo Hoff

Title

Sketchbook

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1939–1949

Medium

Drawings in pen and black ink, graphite, crayon, and colored pencil on ivory wove paper in bound book

Dimensions

Closed: 27.8 × 21 × 2.3 cm (11 × 8 5/16 × 15/16 in.); Open: 27.8 × 42.1 cm (11 × 16 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen Lanyon

Reference Number

2009.705

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