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Drawing, Sketch: A right and a left hand, 1700–1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1700–1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is coal on blue-grey 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

H x W: 10.8 × 15.5 cm (4 1/4 × 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: standing bird

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch: A right and a left hand, 1700–1750; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; coal on blue-grey paper; H x W: 10.8 × 15.5 cm (4 1/4 × 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2755

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