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1942

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2015

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Drawing, Figure Study of Mercy for "Mercy's Dream"

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

37.4 x 54.5 cm (14 3/4 x 21 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: for Mercy's Dream

Cite this object as

Drawing, Figure Study of Mercy for "Mercy's Dream"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite and white chalk on gray-blue wove paper ; 37.4 x 54.5 cm (14 3/4 x 21 7/16 in.) ; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-44

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