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Drawing, Study of a Lion

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is charcoal 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

H x W: 20.5 × 18.8 cm (8 1/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Lion; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; charcoal on paper; H x W: 20.5 × 18.8 cm (8 1/16 × 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-510

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