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1942

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2019

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Drawing, Study for "Lesson of Charity", 1850

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1850 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, white chalk support: gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

32 x 49.8 cm (12 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower center: for Lesson of Charity DH

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Lesson of Charity", 1850; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, black crayon, white chalk support: gray wove paper; 32 x 49.8 cm (12 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-111

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