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Drawing, Study of Bamboo, June 1857

This is a Drawing. It is dated June 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, white gouache support: gray 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 17.9 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Upper right, in graphite: Bamboo[s?] - inside - white/ or whitish outside. Yellow/ split brownish or yellowish

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Bamboo, June 1857; USA; graphite, white gouache support: gray paper; 10.9 x 17.9 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-228

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