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1938

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Drawing, Study for "Napoleon at Eylau"

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Charles Meynier. It is dated ca. 1807 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is artificial black chalk, with white chalk, on thick, grey-green silked 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

56.2 x 86.7 cm (22 1/8 x 34 1/8 in. )

It has the following markings

J.Peoli Stamp on verso, lower left; Round/Oval Cooper-Union stamp in lower right

It is inscribed

On verso,in lower left, image and margin: "Fete(accentegue)" in medium in upper left edge/corner: "anonumous" in graphite On recto:parallel to left side: "Venta Hubert B 24 de Mayo 1876./EHR" in brown ink in lower left: "20-3 anon. Hubert B Coll" in graphite in upper left: "917" graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Napoleon at Eylau"; Attributed to Charles Meynier (1768 – 1832); France; artificial black chalk, with white chalk, on thick, grey-green silked paper; 56.2 x 86.7 cm (22 1/8 x 34 1/8 in. ); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1621

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