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1938

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2015

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Drawing, Finishing the Toilet

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys. It is dated ca. 1858 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and blue and brown wash on 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: 18.8 × 15.5 cm (7 3/8 × 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: 25cts

Cite this object as

Drawing, Finishing the Toilet; Designed by Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and blue and brown wash on paper; H x W: 18.8 × 15.5 cm (7 3/8 × 6 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-112

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