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Calligraphy, Portrait of a woman: Viviane

This is a Calligraphy. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and ink 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

45.4 x 36 cm (17 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Signed at lower center: "Bernard,f..."

Cite this object as

Calligraphy, Portrait of a woman: Viviane; France & England; brush and watercolor, pen and ink on paper; 45.4 x 36 cm (17 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-227

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