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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; Paolo de Mattheis (1662 – 1728); Italy; red chalk, graphite on paper; 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.); 1938-88-6440

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