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Drawing, Sketches for "Lesson of Charity" and portrait of Peter Richards, Jr.

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1849 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32.3 x 24.3 cm (12 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated on verso

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches for "Lesson of Charity" and portrait of Peter Richards, Jr.; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on cream paper; H x W: 32.3 x 24.3 cm (12 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-632

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