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Drawing, St. Paul Preaching upon the Areopagus in Athens

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Charles Mellin. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

14.7 x 9.2 cm (5 13/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Reverse: "Vente 23 de Dbre 1875 no 251-245 pl," and "J.F.R."

Cite this object as

Drawing, St. Paul Preaching upon the Areopagus in Athens; Attributed to Charles Mellin (1620–1649); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; 14.7 x 9.2 cm (5 13/16 x 3 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-105

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