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Drawing, The Conversation

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys. It is dated 1858–60 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and tan and blue washes over graphite on thin white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.4 × 18.2 cm (11 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Conversation; Designed by Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and tan and blue washes over graphite on thin white wove paper; H x W: 28.4 × 18.2 cm (11 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-101

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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