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1942

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2016

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Drawing, Male Head From a Plaster, 1840

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1840 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is black chalk, white chalk, graphite support: light brown wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

38.3 x 31.2 cm (15 1/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Male Head From a Plaster, 1840; Italy; black chalk, white chalk, graphite support: light brown wove paper; 38.3 x 31.2 cm (15 1/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-311

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