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Drawing, Ceres

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and blue and gray wash and white gouache on grayish-blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. Réné Gimpel. It is credited Gift of Réné Gimpel.

Its dimensions are

15.4 × 7.1 cm (6 1/16 × 2 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Written with ink, bottom right: "P. P. P. d B[eaue]"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceres; Attributed to Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French, 1758–1823); France; pen and black ink, brush and blue and gray wash and white gouache on grayish-blue paper; 15.4 × 7.1 cm (6 1/16 × 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Réné Gimpel; 1910-8-1

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