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Drawing, Study of a Woman's Head for "Sacred Lesson", 1843

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on grey wove 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

36.6 x 30.2 cm (14 7/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower left: DH.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Florence / 1843 / for Sacred Lesson

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Woman's Head for "Sacred Lesson", 1843; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); Italy; graphite on grey wove paper; 36.6 x 30.2 cm (14 7/16 x 11 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-96

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