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Drawing, Study for Foot of Matthew in "Christiana and Her Children"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated March 1850 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, 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

42 x 31.5 cm (16 9/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Verso: Signed with initials in graphite, lower left: D.H.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at right margin: grey to the left / of ankle bone / slight restraint / on the bone / shadow negative / grey tint / along the instep / with veins / running across / obliquely with / ....- / toes more red / especially toward / nails -greyish / tints at juncture / of toes with foot; in graphite, lower right: Study for foot of Matthew / in duplicate of Christiana / March / 50

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Foot of Matthew in "Christiana and Her Children"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on grey wove paper; 42 x 31.5 cm (16 9/16 x 12 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-114

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