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1942

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Drawing, Sketch for Portrait of a Man

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1879–80 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on paper, laid down on green-covered board. 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

Sheet: 25.5 × 35.2 cm (10 1/16 × 13 7/8 in.) Cover: 26.2 × 36 cm (10 5/16 × 14 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Label in blue ink, upper left: Goupil's / Fifth Avenue / & / Twenty Second / St

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: a.cs[?]; upper right: 6A 33 sheets

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch for Portrait of a Man; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on paper, laid down on green-covered board; Sheet: 25.5 × 35.2 cm (10 1/16 × 13 7/8 in.) Cover: 26.2 × 36 cm (10 5/16 × 14 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-504-a,b

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