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Drawing, Two Studies of Daniel Huntington for "The Atlantic Cable Projectors"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington and sitter: Daniel Huntington and Robert L. Stuart. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, white chalk on blue-green 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

34.7 x 25.1 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Cable Projectors Verso: Inscribed in graphite, upper right: Color of head- / diffused - heightened at cheek and lower / part toward whiskers=tinges of warm / neut yellow & reddish brown at eye brows / =hair light brown-turning considerably / grey-whiskers lighter grey- / -hair at top shows the flesh through / -thin, eyes grey blue- / nose-enriched with neutral/red & broken / lips=considerable cool red / -chin broken colors-colorito / forte-hands more / delicate-palid with / veins showing; lower right: for Mr. R.L. Stuart

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Studies of Daniel Huntington for "The Atlantic Cable Projectors"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on blue-green wove paper; 34.7 x 25.1 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1046

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