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Drawing, A Sleeping Man and Mother with Baby, 1780–1800

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Bernardino Bison. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor 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: 10.8 × 7.7 cm (4 1/4 × 3 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Sleeping Man and Mother with Baby, 1780–1800; Designed by Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (Italian, 1762 - 1844); Italy; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 10.8 × 7.7 cm (4 1/4 × 3 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-542

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