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1938

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Drawing, Zouaves in the Camp of St. Maur

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Constantin Guys. It is dated 1859 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and blue, brown, and gray wash, graphite 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: 20 × 28.5 cm (7 7/8 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: au bivouac des Zouaves / Camp de St. Maur 1859

Cite this object as

Drawing, Zouaves in the Camp of St. Maur; Designed by Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and blue, brown, and gray wash, graphite on paper; H x W: 20 × 28.5 cm (7 7/8 × 11 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-270

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