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Drawing, Study of a Child's Head

This is a Drawing. It was created by Edmé Bouchardon. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is 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

22.4 × 27.4 cm (8 13/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: the first line is only written in its lower part; the end reads: "FINI"; second line: "AUVERGNE 174e, in ovoid."; Recto: the mark of Cte. A. G. P. de Bizemont Peonelé/Lugt 128; Verso: the J. Peoli mark. Sales cat. No. 90.

It is inscribed

Written in pencil, in a handwriting of the 18th century: "Francaise," following a number: "1(?)95"; "J.J.R." in pencil;

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Child's Head; Edmé Bouchardon (French, active Rome and France, 1698 - 1762); France; red crayon on paper; 22.4 × 27.4 cm (8 13/16 × 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-95

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