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Drawing, Study of a Goat, 1772

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Huët. It is dated 1772 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, red-brown watercolor on white paper, ruled border in pen and brown ink, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

12.8 x 16.9 cm (5 1/16 x 6 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamp: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration in black, lower center verso: Lugt 457d; stamp: J. Peoli in violet, lower left verso: Lugt 2020

It is signed

Signed in brush and brown ink, lower left quadrant: J.B. Hüet 1772

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Goat, 1772; Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, red-brown watercolor on white paper, ruled border in pen and brown ink, lined; 12.8 x 16.9 cm (5 1/16 x 6 11/16 in. ); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-169

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