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1942

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2016

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Drawing, Study of Hands for Elderly Woman in "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, black and 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

28 x 32.8 cm (11 x 12 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with initials in graphite, lower right: DH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: for old woman in Communion of the Sick

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Hands for Elderly Woman in "Communion of the Sick"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, black and white chalk on tan wove paper; 28 x 32.8 cm (11 x 12 15/16 in.) ; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-52

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