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Drawing, Studies of Meadow Flowers

This is a Drawing. It was created by Samuel Colman. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Samuel Colman. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman.

Its dimensions are

28.6 × 40.9 cm (11 1/4 × 16 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "thistle"; lower left center: "wild aster"; center left, "thistle leaf"; lower left, "silver grey green"; center left, near clover: [?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of Meadow Flowers; Samuel Colman (American, 1832 - 1920); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on cream wove paper; 28.6 × 40.9 cm (11 1/4 × 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman; 1939-85-140

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