This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1942

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Study of Left Hand for "Lesson of Charity"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1850 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, white chalk on grey 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

32 x 49.8 cm (12 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower center: DH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: for Lesson of Charity

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Left Hand for "Lesson of Charity"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, black crayon, white chalk on grey wove paper; 32 x 49.8 cm (12 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-111

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18565765/ |title=Drawing, Study of Left Hand for "Lesson of Charity" |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 July 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>