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Drawing, Study of a Child's Head

This is a drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated January 1840 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, white chalk on brown wove paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

29.7 x 24.1 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower left: DH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Rome / Jany[?]1840; in graphite, lower left corner: not painted

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Child's Head; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); Italy; graphite, black crayon, white chalk on brown wove paper, lined; 29.7 x 24.1 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-122

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