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1942

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Drawing, Study of Child for "Communion of the Sick"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington and subject: Charles Huntington. It is dated 1845 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, white chalk on cream 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

38.7 x 30.4 cm (15 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower center: D.H.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: For the child in Communion of the Sick / Rome 1845; lower right corner: for Communion of the Sick

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Child for "Communion of the Sick"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); Italy; graphite, white chalk on cream wove paper; 38.7 x 30.4 cm (15 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-120

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