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Drawing, Portrait of a Woman

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean Baptiste Joseph Pater. It is dated 1720–1736 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is red, black, and white chalk on paper. 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

27.3 × 24.6 cm (10 3/4 × 9 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Reverse: J. Peoli mark

It is inscribed

The attribution "Pater" is written in black ink under the right lower corner.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portrait of a Woman; Jean Baptiste Joseph Pater ; France; red, black, and white chalk on paper; 27.3 × 24.6 cm (10 3/4 × 9 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-150

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