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1942

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Drawing, Sketch of Right Hand for Portrait of Mrs. Kennedy

This is a drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on paper. 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

30.1 × 22.5 cm (11 7/8 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: Mrs[?] Kennedy / color moderate , / pearly yellow / warmth

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch of Right Hand for Portrait of Mrs. Kennedy; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on paper; 30.1 × 22.5 cm (11 7/8 × 8 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-423

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