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Drawing, Study for "Early Christian Prisoners", 1840

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1840 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is black crayon, white chalk support: cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

33.9 x 24.1 cm (13 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: DH / for Christian Prisioners / Rome 1840

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Early Christian Prisoners", 1840; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); Italy; black crayon, white chalk support: cream wove paper; 33.9 x 24.1 cm (13 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-123

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