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1942

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Drawing, Female Nude, Study for "Mercy's Dream"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated ca. 1857–58 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is charcoal and white chalk on gray 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

37.3 x 47.6 cm (14 11/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: for Mercys Dream; possibly in a different hand: 1857-?

Cite this object as

Drawing, Female Nude, Study for "Mercy's Dream"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; charcoal and white chalk on gray wove paper; 37.3 x 47.6 cm (14 11/16 x 18 3/4 in.) ; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-43

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