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Drawing, Sepulcher in Egyptian Style with Sphinxes and an Owl, ca. 1779–84

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1779–84 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, gray and blue-gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

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Its dimensions are

18 x 28.5 cm (7 1/16 x 11 1/4 in.) image: 14.5 x 20.0 cm

It has the following markings

Watermark: "J. HONIG"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sepulcher in Egyptian Style with Sphinxes and an Owl, ca. 1779–84; Previously owned by Edward Brandegee ; Italy; pen and black ink, gray and blue-gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white paper; 18 x 28.5 cm (7 1/16 x 11 1/4 in.) image: 14.5 x 20.0 cm; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-3953

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