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Drawing, Study of Man's Head for "A Lesson in Charity"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1863 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is black crayon, white chalk on buff 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

40 x 34.3 cm (15 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower right: DH / Ro[me]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Man's Head for "A Lesson in Charity"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; black crayon, white chalk on buff paper; 40 x 34.3 cm (15 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-138

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