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1942

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2015

2019

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Drawing, Study for a Portrait of Mr. Morris K. Jesup, Esq. with Study for a Portrait of Mr. Schermerhorn, verso, May 1896

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated May 1896 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on 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

35 x 25.4 cm (13 3/4 x 10 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower left in graphite: Sketch for portrait / Mr. Jesup / it must be 44 x 56 if this arrangement is taken Lower right in graphite: May 96 / he was afraid of the big book (Nat'l history?) / aand the fur lined robe that Mrs.Jesup said would / please her / (not adapted)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a Portrait of Mr. Morris K. Jesup, Esq. with Study for a Portrait of Mr. Schermerhorn, verso, May 1896; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on light brown wove paper; 35 x 25.4 cm (13 3/4 x 10 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-590

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