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Sail Fish / LR "Arthur A. Jansson"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 71

Scope and Contents

Color sketch from the Sail Fish group in the American Museum. Illustration to accompany article by Gregory, William King "A Tour of the New Hall Fishes". Seascape, coastline in distance, clouds, boats, sailfish leaping out of water. Inscription: In pencil "Journal cover design 1928 - A.A. Jansson" cover for journal - cover design - sail fish." Frame: 35 1/2 x 35 1/2.


  • 1928


Biographical / Historical

Born in: PA.


1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 33 x 32 7/8 inches

Language of Materials



Flaking, spot of white paint, dirty (4).

Publications About Described Materials

Cover of Natural History Jan. - Feb. 1928.
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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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