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1942

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Drawing, Study of Right Hand for the Priest in the "Communion of the Sick"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1844–45 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, white chalk on tan 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

24.5 x 32.2 cm (9 5/8 x 12 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with initials in graphite, lower right: DH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: for the priest / in the Communion / of the Sick

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Right Hand for the Priest in the "Communion of the Sick"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on tan wove paper; 24.5 x 32.2 cm (9 5/8 x 12 11/16 in.) ; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-51

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