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Drawing, Study of a man; Study of, possibly June 1857

This is a Drawing. It is dated possibly June 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite support: paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

10.9 x 18 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: center left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Upper left in graphite: 2 yellowish green/ 3-laky dull red/ Hat-yellowish light; and below: Hair; lower right, in graphite: over and under the leaf quite polished/ wrinkled/ stems, light clear green very/ conspicuous; lowerleft, in graphite: large leafed plant/ sometimes leaves will measure /4 feet - growing in warm countries/ on road to Quito

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a man; Study of, possibly June 1857; USA; graphite support: paper; 10.9 x 18 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-226

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