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1938

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for the Letter D of a Pictorial Alphabet: Dieu (God)

This is a Drawing. It was created by Victor Vincent Adam. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and ink wash, with white heightening on cream 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

11.8 × 7.5 cm (4 5/8 × 2 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Caption below: "Dieu."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Letter D of a Pictorial Alphabet: Dieu (God); Victor Vincent Adam (1801–1866); France; graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and ink wash, with white heightening on cream paper; 11.8 × 7.5 cm (4 5/8 × 2 15/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-781

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