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Drawing, Cupid raising bunches of flowers with both arms, 1710–28

This is a Drawing. It was created by Paolo de Mattheis. It is dated 1710–28 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is red chalk, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: two-pointed anchor in ovoid; above six-pointed star. Below: "F"

It is signed

Signed in graphite, vertically at left: Paolo de Matteis F.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 209; lower right: g.180.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cupid raising bunches of flowers with both arms, 1710–28. red chalk, graphite on paper. Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund. 1938-88-6440.

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