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1942

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Study of Angel's Head for "Mercy's Dream"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1857 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, white chalk on blue wove 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

37 x 27.2 cm (14 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right, along edge: for Mercy's Dream

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Angel's Head for "Mercy's Dream"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on blue wove paper; 37 x 27.2 cm (14 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-104

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