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1942

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2016

2019

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Drawing, Study of a Hemlock, North Conway, New Hampshire, August 6, 1855

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated August 6, 1855 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

35.2 x 25.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.) 14 1/6 x 9 15/16 in. Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in black ink: Museum for Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Inscribed and dated in graphite, lower right: trunk purplish grey [sic]/ with some light grey & green moss -1/& lighter brownish touches on/lights of bark; near view of trunk/ not seen in sketch [?] below hill; ground. Hemlock on hillside/ back of Mr. Willies/ North Conway Aug 6 55; near view of leafage.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Hemlock, North Conway, New Hampshire, August 6, 1855; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on cream-colored wove paper; 35.2 x 25.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.) 14 1/6 x 9 15/16 in. Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-39

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