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Drawing, Study for "Sacred Lesson", October 1844

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Daniel Huntington and created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated October 1844 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on cream 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

24.3 × 32.3 cm (9 9/16 × 12 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower right: D.H.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: Sacred lesson –; lower right: florence Oct.– / 1844; right margin [vertically]: paitned for A. M. Cozzens / now belongs to Wm. E. Dodge Jr

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Sacred Lesson", October 1844; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on cream wove paper; 24.3 × 32.3 cm (9 9/16 × 12 11/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-613

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