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Drawing, Study for Two Cherubim, early 18th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

14.7 × 20.5 cm (5 13/16 × 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: asymmetrical six-lobed leaf

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Two Cherubim, early 18th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk on paper; 14.7 × 20.5 cm (5 13/16 × 8 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1893

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