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Drawing, Study: A man's hand holding a stick

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1700–1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is chalk on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Ginger Brooch
  • electroformed silver.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-110

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19.6 × 18.8 cm (7 11/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: escutcheon with "LIBERTAS" on top and a crown supported by two J shapes and a P below.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study: A man's hand holding a stick; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; chalk on brown paper; H x W: 19.6 × 18.8 cm (7 11/16 × 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2770

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