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Drawing, Dancing Faun, 1784

This is a Drawing. It was created by John Trumbull. It is dated 1784 and we acquired it in 1905. Its medium is black and white chalk on greyish-blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

49.7 × 31.5 cm (19 9/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark

It is inscribed

Inscribed on base: "FAVNVS". Bottom right: "R Academy London 6th Oct. 1784".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Dancing Faun, 1784; John Trumbull (American, 1756–1843); USA; black and white chalk on greyish-blue paper; 49.7 × 31.5 cm (19 9/16 × 12 3/8 in.); 1905-24-1

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