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1942

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2015

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Drawing, Study of Angel's Hand 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 brown crayon, white chalk, graphite 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

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

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite, lower left: for / Mercys Dream / 1857

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Angel's Hand for "Mercy's Dream"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; brown crayon, white chalk, graphite on blue wove paper; 27.2 x 37 cm (10 11/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-107

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