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1955

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Drawing, study for hands holding an open book with drapery from clothing, ca. 1890

This is a Drawing. It was created by Elihu Vedder. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is pencil, black, sanguine crayon, on salmon-pink paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by The American Academy of Arts & Letters. It is credited Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Its dimensions are

16.2 x 17.7 cm (6 3/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

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Drawing, study for hands holding an open book with drapery from clothing, ca. 1890; Elihu Vedder (American, 1836 – 1923); USA; pencil, black, sanguine crayon, on salmon-pink paper; 16.2 x 17.7 cm (6 3/8 x 6 15/16 in.); Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; 1955-38-37-d

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