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Drawing, Study for Portrait of a Man, 1860–1900

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1860–1900 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is red chalk on 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.

Its dimensions are

24.2 x 18.7 cm (9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

MB mark within a box on verso.

It is signed

Wigned with the letters "E" & "I" forming a monogram and ending in a flourish.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Portrait of a Man, 1860–1900; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; red chalk on paper; 24.2 x 18.7 cm (9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7029

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