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1912

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Drawing, Cattle Study for Sheep-Shearing, 1876

This is a Drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw and made by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated 1876 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on heavy cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Walter Shirlaw.

Its dimensions are

29.1 x 44.4 cm (11 7/16 x 17 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum stamp [Lugt 457e]

It is signed

Signed in graphite with monogram, lower right: "WS"

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Polling"; typewritten label on verso with name of artist and: "Cattle Study for Sheep-Shearing"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cattle Study for Sheep-Shearing, 1876; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; graphite on heavy cream wove paper; 29.1 x 44.4 cm (11 7/16 x 17 1/2 in. ); 1912-16-109

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