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Drawing, Study, Abbey at Rimoli, near Florence

This is a Drawing. It was designed by James DeVeaux. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, white heightening on strong 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

H x W: 23.7 × 30 cm (9 5/16 × 11 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: To Mrs Huntington from James Deveaux

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: Abbey at Rimoli / near Florence; lower left: Dear Devaux / wrote (to Sophie) on his death-bed in Rome

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study, Abbey at Rimoli, near Florence; Designed by James DeVeaux (American, 1812 - 1844); USA; graphite, black crayon, white heightening on strong paper; H x W: 23.7 × 30 cm (9 5/16 × 11 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-499

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