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Drawing, Sketch for a Bacchante

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1887 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite 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

35.7 x 25.4 cm (14 1/16 x 10 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch for a Bacchante; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on cream wove paper; 35.7 x 25.4 cm (14 1/16 x 10 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-132

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