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Drawing, figure study for a fountain design, 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 black crayon, white chalk, on gray 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

55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, figure study for a fountain design, ca. 1890; Elihu Vedder (American, 1836 – 1923); USA; black crayon, white chalk, on gray paper; 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; 1955-38-45-b

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