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Drawing, Personification of Africa

This is a drawing. It was created by Rosalba Carriera. It is dated before 1720 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pastel on paper mounted on canvas. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

43.8 x 34.2 cm (17 1/4 x 13 7/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 58.4 × 49.5 × 5.1 cm (23 in. × 19 1/2 in. × 2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Personification of Africa; Rosalba Carriera (Italian, 1673–1757); Italy; pastel on paper mounted on canvas; 43.8 x 34.2 cm (17 1/4 x 13 7/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 58.4 × 49.5 × 5.1 cm (23 in. × 19 1/2 in. × 2 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-7-c

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