Drawing, La Presse, The Press
This is a Drawing. It was created by Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys. It is dated 1848 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and blue, gray and tan washes over graphite on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 22.7 × 16.9 cm (8 15/16 × 6 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, across bottom of sheet: Demandez la prrrresse, la Patrrrrie; in pen and ink, verso: J.I.R.
Cite this object as
Drawing, La Presse, The Press; Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and blue, gray and tan washes over graphite on off-white wove paper; H x W: 22.7 × 16.9 cm (8 15/16 × 6 5/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-98
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.