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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Study of Peter Cooper Seated for "The Atlantic Cable Projectors", 1894

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington and sitter: Robert L. Stuart and Peter Cooper. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, white chalk on light brown 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

34.4 x 24.5 cm (13 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Embossed, Montgolfier A St. Mar....

It is inscribed

Verso: .....tropo rosso / as knuckles / tender yet / decided in form / delicate= semi trans / cool-inclining to / parcht-grey- / veins; for R.L.Stuart / April 30.81

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Peter Cooper Seated for "The Atlantic Cable Projectors", 1894; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on light brown wove paper; 34.4 x 24.5 cm (13 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1055

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