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Drawing, "You see, Sir, surrender is out of the question", 1891

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ludovico Marchetti. It is dated 1891 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is pencil, with grey and black washes, with white heightening on white watercolor paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by F. Elizabeth De Voy. It is credited Gift of F. Elizabeth De Voy.

Its dimensions are

32.3 × 23.6 cm (12 11/16 × 9 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed, lower right: "Marchetti"

Cite this object as

Drawing, "You see, Sir, surrender is out of the question", 1891; Ludovico Marchetti (Italian, 1853 - 1909); USA; pencil, with grey and black washes, with white heightening on white watercolor paper; 32.3 × 23.6 cm (12 11/16 × 9 5/16 in.); Gift of F. Elizabeth De Voy; 1957-58-18

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