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A Norman McLaren drawing representing a four-dimensional house surrounded by gardens.
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Design for 4 dimensional house and surrounding gardens. - 1949. - Drawing : lead pencil, coloured pencil: 26 x 20 cm

A Norman McLaren drawing representing a four-dimensional house surrounded by gardens. He did this drawing during a visit to China as part of the education program sponsored by UNESCO. Norman McLaren drew inspiration from the tesseract (four-dimensional cube) to design many things, both large and small.

At the bottom right of the drawing there appears the inscription: Nov 6 - 1949, Pehpei, Szechuan, China.