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Drawing, Study of Saint Joseph Carrying the Christ Child, 1750–1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 9.6 × 6.9 cm (3 3/4 × 2 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower part of a watermark showing a lily in the bottom of scrollwork; beneath: DS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Saint Joseph Carrying the Christ Child, 1750–1800; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 9.6 × 6.9 cm (3 3/4 × 2 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-35

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