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Drawing, Study of Basin, Siena Cathedral

This is a drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated ca. 1872 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Walter Shirlaw. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw.

Its dimensions are

43 × 28.9 cm (16 15/16 × 11 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Wm.: P. H. FABRIANO

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: "Walter Shirlaw N.A."

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Study / Basin / Siena Cathedral"; on verso: "87"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Basin, Siena Cathedral; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; graphite and watercolor on paper; 43 × 28.9 cm (16 15/16 × 11 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-102

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