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Drawing, Windmills

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1851 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is graphite, charcoal on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

18.3 × 15.5 cm (7 3/16 × 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: the J. Peoli mark.

It is inscribed

Written in pencil in the upper left corner: "route de Chartres/1851/", and a monogram composed of "L" and "J." In the lower right corner: "J HERVIER, 28 août."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Windmills; France; graphite, charcoal on paper; 18.3 × 15.5 cm (7 3/16 × 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-227

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