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Drawing, Allegory of Sculpture

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1736-1737 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is black and red crayon 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

18.2 × 22.5 cm (7 3/16 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signature below, at left: "Fontebasso dis."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Allegory of Sculpture; Italy; black and red crayon on paper; 18.2 × 22.5 cm (7 3/16 × 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-91

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