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Drawing, Sketches for a Bacchante

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated June 1887 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

35.2 x 25.4 cm (13 7/8 x 10 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: June '87

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches for a Bacchante; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on cream wove paper; 35.2 x 25.4 cm (13 7/8 x 10 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-131

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