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Drawing, La dame au châle (Lady in a Shawl)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys. It is dated 1840–60 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and purple, tan, and blue wash, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.3 × 18.3 cm (11 1/8 × 7 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, La dame au châle (Lady in a Shawl); Designed by Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and purple, tan, and blue wash, graphite on white paper; H x W: 28.3 × 18.3 cm (11 1/8 × 7 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-104

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