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Drawing, A Woman Leading a Child

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean Baptiste Le Prince. It is dated 1750–75 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is red chalk on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 22.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Collector's mark verso, twice: J. Peoli

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Woman Leading a Child; Jean Baptiste Le Prince (French, 1734 – 1781); France; red chalk on cream laid paper; Sheet: 22.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-73-206

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