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1938

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Drawing, Seated Gentleman

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Hubert-François Gravelot. It is dated ca. 1735 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is red chalk 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

27.4 × 18.6 cm (10 13/16 × 7 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: GR under crown over crossed boughs in ovoid

Cite this object as

Drawing, Seated Gentleman; Designed by Hubert-François Gravelot (French, active England, 1699 - 1773); France; red chalk on paper; 27.4 × 18.6 cm (10 13/16 × 7 5/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-212

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