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Drawing, Bacchus Sleeping (after Poussin)

This is a Drawing. It was created by Leon Dabo and after Nicolas Poussin. It is dated 1886–92 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Leon Dabo.

Its dimensions are

19.9 x 27.3 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in blue ink, verso: artist's mark.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: Poussin; in graphite, verso: artist's figuring.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bacchus Sleeping (after Poussin); Leon Dabo (1868–1960); USA; graphite on cream wove paper; 19.9 x 27.3 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/4 in.); 1961-5-9

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